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


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.




A History of the World in 100 Objects panel discussion

British Museum curator Dr Belinda Crerar, author Delia Falconer, author Gideon Haigh and academic and author Clive Hamilton with ABC RN presenter Fran Kelly

11 October 2016

What objects from the past reveal about the people who made them and the challenges for museums to preserve and share collections spanning two million years of human history, inspired by the landmark exhibition from the British Museum.

collection, history, museums


Now with transcripts

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

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