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


Defining Moments in postwar immigration panel discussion

Race Discrimination Commissioner Dr Tim Soutphommasane, former immigration minister Amanda Vanstone, media executive Marina Go, cultural consultant Tasneem Chopra and historian Frank Bongiorno with ABC RN presenter Paul Barclay

Defining Moments panel discussion, 21 September 2016

How have Australian attitudes toward immigration changed over the decades? In what ways has postwar immigration contributed to and changed Australia? Part of the Defining Moments in Australian History project.

migration, nation



In conversation with David Morrison, Australian of the Year 2016

Equality advocate and former army chief David Morrison AO with ABC presenter Jane Hutcheon

20 November 2016

Tough-as-nails former Chief of Army David Morrison reflects on his time as Australian of the Year. He received the top national award for his commitment to gender equality, diversity and inclusion.



Now with transcripts

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

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