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Defining Moments in Australian History

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Earlier panel discussions

Penicillin to Wi-fi and Beyond: How Australia shapes the world

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Pride and Prejudice: Exploring the history of LGBTQIA+ politics in Australia

AudioListen to the Pride and Prejudice panel discussion



AudioListen to the millennials panel discussion

1967 referendum

AudioListen to the 1967 referendum panel discussion

Postwar immigration

AudioListen to the postwar immigration panel discussion

Sporting moments

AudioListen to the sporting moments panel discussion

Defining Moments

This was the first in a series of panel discussions organised in partnership with Radio National to explore the themes of the National Museum’s Defining Moments project.

Gallipoli centenary

More on the Gallipoli landing