Media releases listing by year
Current year - 2013
National Museum of Australia Director to leave Museum
The Director of the National Museum of Australia, Andrew Sayers, AM, has announced his intention to retire from the Australian Public Service, effective from 1 July, 2013.
National Museum returns to the Glorious Days of 1913
It was a year when Australia, a new nation, embraced the modern world: aeroplanes, pocket cameras, roller-skates and cinemas. It was the year of Dally Messenger’s final premiership and Mawson’s fateful Antarctic exhibition.
Museum archaeologist Mike Smith awarded an AM in the Australia Day Honours list
Senior Fellow at the National Museum of Australia's Research Centre Dr Mike Smith was awarded an AM for significant service to archaeological scholarship.