Organisations and institutions to which objects from the Museum's collections were lent during the year are listed below.
Art Exhibitions Australia: Moon rock, aircraft propeller fragment, goosekite model and model rocket for display in the travelling exhibition, To Mars and Beyond, at the National Museum of Australia and Melbourne Museum. This loan was renewed during 2002-2003.
Australian National Maritime Museum: Endeavour cannon and associated material for exhibition at the Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney. This loan was renewed during 2002-2003.
Australian War Memorial: Three objects, for exhibition in the South African War gallery at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra. This loan was renewed during 2002-2003.
Buku-Larrngay Mulka Centre: Bark painting for exhibition at the Buku-Larrngay Mulka Centre, Yirrkala, Northern Territory.
Menmuny Museum: Message stick, shield and boomerang for exhibition at the Menmuny Museum, Queensland.
National Capital Authority: Old Parliament House Commemorative Cup and Saucer for display at the Regatta Point Visitor Centre, Canberra, ACT. This loan was renewed during 2002-2003.
Queen Elizabeth ll Family Centre: Set of baby scales for exhibition at the Woden Public Library, Canberra, ACT.
Queensland Art Gallery: 28 artworks from Cape York Peninsula for display in the exhibition Story Place: Indigenous art of Cape York and the Rainforest at the Queensland Art Gallery, Queensland.
Queensland Museum, Cobb & Co Branch: Cobb & Co Coach No. 112 for display at the Cobb & Co Museum, Queensland. This loan was renewed during 2002-2003.
The Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame: Dhava Singh's hawker's wagon and seven blacksmithing tools for exhibition at the Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame, Longreach, Queensland. This loan was renewed during 2002-2003.
The National Trust of Queensland: Endeavour anchor for exhibition at the James Cook Historical Museum, Queensland. This loan was renewed during 2002-2003.
Western Australian Maritime Museum: Stream anchor from Mathew Flinders' ship Investigator for exhibition at the WA Maritime Museum. This loan was renewed during 2002-2003.