An evolving collection of recordings of key past and current lectures, forums and symposiums held at the National Museum of Australia – listen to them anywhere, anytime, or subscribe to our podcast service.

Recent programs


The Water Diviner: screen to page

Andrew Anastasios and Dr Meaghan Wilson-Anastasios, authors, with Kylie Carman-Brown, National Museum of Australia

The Home Front lecture series, 11 June 2015

Andrew and Meaghan discuss the inspiration for The Water Diviner, their book which inspired the 2014 film about Gallipoli and grief. With an introduction from Kylie about the Museum’s exhibition The Home Front: Australia during the First World War.

history, journeys, nation



Landmark women: Amanda Whitley

Amanda Whitley, founder and director of the HerCanberra website

Landmark Women, 15 May 2015

Amanda talks about the importance of family, and her ‘winding career path’ – from running a citrus marketing lobby group – to moderating the Mamamia website and setting up the HerCanberra website.

canberra, health, leisure, women


Now with transcripts

Transcripts are often published after MP3 files. Here are the latest additions.

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