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Remembering Australia’s deadliest flood

a black and white photo of an outdoor flood scene

In the middle of the night on 24 June 1852, a catastrophic flood swept through the New South Wales town of Gundagai. More than 80 people died.

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Pride and Prejudice discussion audio available

a participant in a gay mardi gras

Hear guests including Michael Kirby AC CMG and Jordan Raskopoulos in our Defining Moments discussion on the history of LGBTQIA+ politics in Australia.

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New Nancy Kiwat ghost-net sculpture on show

a woman of Australian Indigenous appearance

Nancy Kiwat’s award-winning Monument at Kemus Cove, Erub, recently acquired by the National Museum, is on show in the Gandel Atrium.

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Rare Arnhem Land bark paintings on show in Beijing

an Aboriginal bark painting depicting a kangaroo

Delicate and rare bark paintings will headline an unprecedented exhibition tour of Arnhem Land artworks across China.

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