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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.

Harold Cazneaux, 1928 Monte Luke
Harold Cazneaux, 1928 Monte Luke
Harold Cazneaux, 1928 Monte Luke

Harold Cazneaux, 1928 Monte Luke

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

Bob Hawke, 2012 Luke Cornish
Bob Hawke, 2012 Luke Cornish
Bob Hawke, 2012 Luke Cornish

Bob Hawke, 2012 Luke Cornish

Portrait, hand-cut acetate stencil, aerosol enamel on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2013

Rosie Batty, 2017 Nikki Toole
Rosie Batty, 2017 Nikki Toole
Rosie Batty, 2017 Nikki Toole

Rosie Batty, 2017 Nikki Toole

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with funds provided by the Circle of Friends 2017

Hiljaisuus: Four Walks, 2016 video: 9 minutes

Hiljaisuus: Four Walks, 2016 by Luke Aleksandrow

General content

Finalist, DPA 2016

Nick Cave, Susie Bick and Luke Cave, 1998 (printed 2020) Dominique Issermann. Courtesy of the artist © Dominique Issermann

Stepping out

Devotion

Beautiful punk love

Lady Packer, 1968 Cecil Beaton
Lady Packer, 1968 Cecil Beaton
Lady Packer, 1968 Cecil Beaton

Lady Packer, 1968 Cecil Beaton

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Lady Florence Packer 2004

Hélène Kirsova with a rope, c. 1938 Max Dupain
Hélène Kirsova with a rope, c. 1938 Max Dupain
Hélène Kirsova with a rope, c. 1938 Max Dupain

Hélène Kirsova with a rope, c. 1938 Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Rex Dupain 2003
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Hélène Kirsova, 1938 Max Dupain
Hélène Kirsova, 1938 Max Dupain
Hélène Kirsova, 1938 Max Dupain

Hélène Kirsova, 1938 Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Danina Anderson, daughter of Max Dupain 2018
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Hélène Kirsova, c. 1937 Max Dupain
Hélène Kirsova, c. 1937 Max Dupain
Hélène Kirsova, c. 1937 Max Dupain

Hélène Kirsova, c. 1937 Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Danina Anderson, daughter of Max Dupain 2018
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Hélène Kirsova in Petrouchka, 1936-37 Max Dupain
Hélène Kirsova in Petrouchka, 1936-37 Max Dupain
Hélène Kirsova in Petrouchka, 1936-37 Max Dupain

Hélène Kirsova in Petrouchka, 1936-37 Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Rex Dupain 2003
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Rosie Batty  video: 10 minutes 52 seconds

Rosie Batty 'Together we will give victims a voice and demand our leaders act'

Portrait story

The 2015 Australian of the Year talks about grief and searching for recognition of, and action on, domestic violence.

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.