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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.
Professor Gregg Mitman, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and chaired by Libby Robin, Senior Research Fellow, National Museum of Australia
12 May 2015
Environmental and medical historian and film director Gregg Mitman talks about his work in Liberia, which resulted in the 2015 film In the Shadow of Ebola.
Joanne Bach and Jonathan Lineen, curators, National Museum of Australia
The Home Front lecture series, 7 May 2015
A behind-the-scenes look at researching and staging this National Museum exhibition. Includes the favourite featured stories from two of the curators.
Dr Peter Stanley, University of New South Wales Canberra, and Dr David Stevens, Sea Power Centre Australia
Glorious Days: Australia 1913, 30 July 2013
A lively look at the way Australia gained its navy in 1913, with historians Peter Stanley and David Stevens revealing how the acquisition was much more than just a collection of warships.
Gail Mabo, Tom Calma, Leah Armstrong, Rod Little, Agnes Shea, Jenny Macklin and Samantha Faulkner
30 May 2012
Members of the community and politicians celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Mabo High Court decision on 3 June 1992 which recognised that Eddie Koiki Mabo and others held native title to land on Murray Island (Mer) in the Torres Strait.
Andrew Sayers, Director, National Museum of Australia
16 March 2011
In this National Press Club address Andrew Sayers talks about how the ideas that have shaped us as a nation, and continue to shape our thinking, can be illuminated and debated in the National Museum of Australia.
Audio courtesy of the National Press Club.
Gideon Haigh and John Harms
20 June 2010
Journalist, acclaimed cricket historian and devoted club cricketer Gideon Haigh and sportswriter John Harms explore the changing value of the baggy green and its significance as a symbol of Australia.
Melissa Harper, Shino Konishi, Rod Quantock, Peter Spearritt, Linda Thompson and Richard White
4 June 2010
Join comedian Rod Quantock, historians and other writers for an entertaining, provocative and controversial look at Australia’s best-loved symbols – from the quirky to the official, and those with the power to make a nation.