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Jennifer Wilson, National Museum of Australia
Behind the Scenes – Landmarks series, 8 July 2009
Curator Jennifer Wilson talks about her research into the fishing port of Robe in South Australia in the late nineteenth century, as an example of a place where people endeavoured to create a just society with equality of opportunity and participation.
Dr George Main, National Museum of Australia
Behind the Scenes – Landmarks series, 8 April 2009
The development of the Australian pastoral industry at Bowen Downs in central Queensland, one of four places to be featured in the ‘Never enough grass’ module of the National Museum’s Creating a Country gallery, is outlined by curator George Main.
Dr Shino Konishi, Australian National University
Historical Interpretation series, 28 August 2008
Historian Shino Konishi explores the experiences in the 1960s of young Torres Strait Islander men who moved from the Torres Strait to the Australian mainland to work on railway construction.
Alison Mercieca, National Museum of Australia
Behind the Scenes – Australian Journeys series, 7 July 2008
Curator Alison Mercieca tells the story of the Macassan trepang, or sea slug, industry. She considers the places connected by the Macassan voyagers from Indonesia and looks at the archaeological traces left on the Arnhem Land coast.