Media releases listing by year
Current year - 2015
National Museum of Australia welcomes the appointment of David Jones as Chair of the Museum Council
The National Museum of Australia has welcomed the appointment of David Jones, as Chair of the Museum’s Council.
National Museum marks High Court's Mabo decision
The High Court’s pivotal 1992 Mabo ruling is honoured today as part of the National Museum of Australia’s Defining Moments project, which explores key dates that have defined the country's history over more than 50,000 years.
Napoleon Bonaparte's Artists Capture the Wonders of Australia's People, Animals and Landscapes
Exquisite illustrations by French artists made during Nicolas Baudin's 1800s exploration of Australia will come to Australia as the result of a deal clinched in Canberra today between the Museum of Natural History in Le Havre, France, and six Australian museums.
Historic Visit by National Museum's Indigenous Delegation to British Museum
An Indigenous delegation from the National Museum of Australia in Canberra will travel to the United Kingdom this week to meet with British Museum trustees and visit the landmark Indigenous Australia: Enduring Civilisation exhibition in London.
National Museum honours Aboriginal warrior Pemulwuy
The life of Aboriginal warrior Pemulwuy is commemorated today at the National Museum of Australia as part of its Defining Moments project, which explores key dates that have defined the country's history over more than 50,000 years.
Major partnership between the National Museum and British Museum
A landmark partnership between the National Museum of Australia and the British Museum will see rare objects, including a shield from the earliest encounter between Indigenous Australians and Lieutenant James Cook, brought to Australia for the first time since they were collected.