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21 Jun 18

Australia’s deadliest flood

a black and white photo of an outdoor flood scene

On Thursday 24 June 1852, after weeks of heavy rain, the Murrumbidgee River broke its banks and surged into Gundagai, in what became Australia's deadliest flood.

By Caroline Edwards and Jono Lineen


15 May 18

Gandel Atrium announced

The Gandel Atrium at the National Museum of Australia was named today in honour of philanthropists John and Pauline Gandel.

By Karen Pittar


2 Mar 18

Celebrating 40 years of Mardi Gras

Man in sequined top adjusting colourful adornments on a costume that is worn by a mannequin.

The Museum is honouring the 40th anniversary of Sydney's Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras with a colourful new exhibition, Towards Equality: From Mardi Gras to Marriage.

By Lily Withycombe