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The Goree newsletter looks at the activities and achievements of the National Museum of Australia as we engage with Indigenous peoples and their material culture, and share their stories.


8 Aug 2014

Installing the Warlpiri Drawings exhibition

Tools out on a table along side a gallery wall.

National Museum staff from the curatorial, conservation, registration and exhibition teams are busy this week installing the latest exhibition to feature in our First Australians focus gallery.



27 Jun 2014

Farewell to staff

Two smiling women standing in front of a bookcase full of books and files.

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander program is farewelling valued staff members, intern Alana Garwood-Houng and specialist researcher Lily Withycombe. Both have been working with the Encounters project team.



24 Jun 2014

New exhibition Lag Meta Aus opens

A view of the Lag Meta Aus exhibition.

The National Museum of Australia recently opened its newly developed exhibition, Lag Meta Aus: Home in the Torres Strait. The exhibition was opened by the chairman of the Torres Strait Regional Authority, Joseph Elu, after several years of research and planning.


Previous issues

Goree, November 2012, Volume 9, Issue 2

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MINMin (Museum Indigenous Network)

MINMin supports Indigenous employees at the National Museum, socially and in the workplace.

It is the first point of contact for issues that affect First Australians more broadly, as well as being a resource for the Museum.