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


Songlines: the foundational Australian story

Indigenous scholar and designer Alison Page, Big hART creative director Scott Rankin, filmmaker and Martu man Curtis Taylor, Songlines lead curator Dr Margo Neale, with ABC RN presenter Paul Barclay

Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters, 16 November 2017

Defining and understanding Aboriginal songlines as epic foundational stories and part of the dreaming, Jukurrpa, using modern digital storytelling.

culture, indigenous


Telling the story of Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters

Sita McAlpine and Christiane Keller, curators, National Museum of Australia

Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters, 1 December 2017

Behind the scenes stories of travelling with Aboriginal artists and recording and telling their stories in the lead up to the Songlines exhibition.

culture, indigenous, women

Now with transcripts

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

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