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


15 Oct 2014

Dieri visit to Open Collections

A man examines a number of wooden objects behind a display case.

From 17 to 19 September, more than 20 members of the Dieri Aboriginal community, a group from the Cooper Basin region of north-east South Australia, visited the National Museum of Australia. The Dieri people arranged the visit so they could view cultural material derived from their country that resides within the Museum.



22 Sep 2014

A Kimberley scene for Kspace redevelopment

A boab tree surrounded by many termite mounds.

The National Museum is currently redeveloping Kspace, a place in the Museum designed specifically for children. The original Kspace allowed children to design virtual crafts, which they could then see moving through an animated futuristic city landscape.



17 Sep 2014

Warakurna exhibition opens in Katherine

An acrylic painting on canvas showing two people flying in a helicopter, against a red background.

Warakurna: All the Stories Got into our Minds and Eyes is an exhibition of contemporary paintings and sculptures that document a new art movement emerging from Warakurna.


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.