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Collection Explorer Defining Moments in Australian History Remembering 1914-1918. Objects, stories and emotions


Cultural heritage by season video

Zuni man and museum director Jim Enote

Farmer, Zuni man and US museum director Jim Enote reflects on the flowering of cultural heritage ideas, from seeds planted years ago.

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Play School exhibition in Queensland

Red clay teapot

We're excited to have launched Happy Birthday Play School: Celebrating 50 Years at the Gold Coast City Gallery until 5 February 2017.

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Remembering Mawson’s Antarctic milestone

A sepia photo of a ship sailing among icebergs

It's 105 years this week since the departure of the 1911 Australasian Antarctic expedition, a feat of scientific achievement and extraordinary endurance.

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Showcasing excellence in park design

Parks Changing Australia

Check out this beautiful new graphic exhibition developed with the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects and on show at the Museum until 30 April 2017.

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