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4 Sep 18

Defining Moments videos coming soon

a hand sketching a scene from the gold rush

Defining Moments in Australian History is being brought to life with the launch next week of a series of live-sketch animated videos for school students.

By National Museum of Australia


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