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The National Museum’s Public Affairs team assists the media with inquiries about the Museum, its collections and exhibitions, and helps connect media with our expert staff.

Where to find us

National Museum of Australia
Lawson Crescent
Acton Peninsula, Canberra ACT 2601

Media contact

Tracy Sutherland
02 6208 5338 | 0438 620 710
media@nma.gov.au

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Media releases

19 March 2003

Canberra's green gardens to flourish again
ACT residents whose gardens have been damaged or lost through drought and January’s bushfires will get free advice from a panel of experts at a National Museum forum next weekend.

14 March 2003

Museum reveals its unmentionables
The National Museum of Australia is throwing open its closet next week to reveal the role of underwear in shaping Australian women's bodies and perhaps their minds.

13 March 2003

Vietnamese writer joins National Museum
A writer for young adults whose books feature Vietnamese culture in Australia is spending three weeks at the National Museum of Australia this month as the 2003 resident "Writer in the Museum".

12 March 2003

Jetty upgrade for good ship Enterprise
An upgrade to the jetty beside the National Museum in West Basin on Lake Burley Griffin last week has created a secure mooring site for the Museum’s paddlesteamer, the PS Enterprise, in time for Canberra Day.

12 March 2003

Jetty upgrade for good ship Enterprise
An upgrade to the jetty beside the National Museum in West Basin on Lake Burley Griffin last week has created a secure mooring site for the Museum’s paddlesteamer, the PS Enterprise, in time for Canberra Day.

12 March 2003

People and pollies agree on weapons
A topical cartoon on the search for weapons of mass destruction by Fairfax contributor Ron Tandberg has been unanimously judged Australia's best political cartoon of 2002

11 March 2003

National Museum of Australia turns two!
The National Museum of Australia celebrates its second birthday tomorrow, with Director Dawn Casey donning an apron and chef’s hat to put the finishing touches on the Museum’s cake.

10 March 2003

Behind-the-camera look at Aussie films
Film producer Rebel Penfold-Russell will draw back the curtain on her career, show her favourite footage, and tell some behind-the-scenes stories about the Australian film industry at the National Museum next week.

28 February 2003

Pollies at the end of the cartoonist's pen
Politicians get the last word in a forum at the National Museum this Sunday when they reveal how it feels to be caricatured by Australia’s best cartoonists.

14 February 2003

Rare Trades, Making things by hand in the digital age
An intriguing exhibition featuring the tools, methods and philosophies of skilled trades people opens at Scienceworks on 18 February, 2003.

07 February 2003

Frontier Conflict explored in Museum book
The National Museum of Australia continues to explore the controversial issue of armed conflict between European settlers and Aborigines with the publication of Frontier Conflict: The Australian Experience, to be launched at the Museum in Canberra next Monday, February 10.

03 February 2003

Museum Voices bound for the classroom
An ambitious series of educational materials aimed at bringing history alive for primary school students will be launched next Wednesday, February 12 at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra.

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