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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.


23 Apr 2015

Shoalhaven artwork arrives at National Museum

A carved wooden pole depicting the Shoalhaven River and a striking banner designed by Jerrinja artist Noel Wellington are new to the Museum’s collection.



9 Apr 2015

Western Desert dialysis comes to Canberra

A dialysis machine.

A kidney dialysis machine and a chair used by patients at a ground-breaking Central Desert medical centre in Kintore (Walungurru) have arrived at the National Museum of Australia.



4 Mar 2015

Dialysis and bush medicine help combat kidney disease

Dialysis treatment room.

A new collection is helping to tell the story of Western Desert people with kidney failure and the work of the Purple House medical service, based at Alice Springs.


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.