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8 Apr 17

Seaweed album appeal

Woman with wavy red hair viewing an open book on a large table

We are searching for information about Charles Morrison, an amateur Scottish seaweed collector who arrived in Melbourne from Ireland around 1854. Can you help?

By Catriona Donnelly

7 Apr 17

Celebrating Canberra's Indigenous community

Girl and woman standing in front of text on a wall

Canberra’s Aboriginal community and the Museum’s Indigenous Reference Group have celebrated the launch of the First Australians gallery’s new Welcome Space.

By Barbara Paulson

31 Mar 17

International repatriation workshop

Man and two women inspecting a book

A German-Australian research network on Aboriginal and Torres Strait human remains and sensitive objects and their repatriation was launched at the National Museum of Australia this month.

By Michael Pickering