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Robots make connections for National Water Week
21/10/2014
Robots and rivers make unlikely partners, but they came together this week for some Murray–Darling Basin students.

Spirited - landmark exhibition celebrates Australia's horse story
10/09/2014
Brumby runners, a historic horse-drawn milk cart and the two oldest intact Melbourne Cups, feature in a unique exhibition on the horse, opening at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra, on 11 September 2014.

National Museum acquires Michael Chamberlain Torana
19/08/2014
The National Museum of Australia, in Canberra has acquired the 1977 model yellow hatchback V8 Torana, which was central to the conviction and ultimate exoneration of Lindy and Michael Chamberlain, over the 1980 disappearance of their daughter, Azaria.

Queen's Daimler car 'chassis' on display this weekend
06/06/2014
Visitors to the National Museum of Australia during this Queen’s Birthday long weekend will have the rare opportunity to see the inner workings of the reconditioned chassis of the 1948 Daimler landaulette car, which was used by Queen Elizabeth II during her historic 1954 tour.

Australian September 11 victim honoured on World Red Cross Day
08/05/2014
The National Museum of Australia and the Australian Red Cross today commemorate World Red Cross Day by honouring the life of Yvonne Kennedy, one of 10 Australians killed in the September 11 terrorist attacks in the United States.

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