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The National Museum’s Public Affairs team assists the media with inquiries about the Museum, its collections and exhibitions, and helps connect media with our expert staff.

Where to find us

National Museum of Australia
Lawson Crescent
Acton Peninsula, Canberra ACT 2601

Media contact

Tracy Sutherland
02 6208 5338 | 0438 620 710
media@nma.gov.au

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Media releases

31 May 2004

Popular Play School exhibition hits the road
Ten Australian cities and towns are being invited to open wide and come inside to Hickory Dickory Dock a travelling National Museum of Australia exhibition exploring the changing face of Play School.

27 May 2004

Nancy Bird-Walton makes flying Museum visit
Australia’s best-known female pilot and barnstormer, Nancy Bird-Walton, will tomorrow visit the National Museum of Australia in Canberra, where her flying helmet and goggles have just gone on show.

25 May 2004

Veteran cartoonist under the spotlight
The man behind more than 20 years of political cartoons in the Canberra Times, Geoff Pryor, is under the spotlight himself when he fronts Talkback Classroom this Thursday at the National Museum of Australia.

21 May 2004

Andrew Bartlett takes gamble with students
Australian Democrats leader Andrew Bartlett will be questioned about his views and policies on gambling, by senior students in a Talkback Classroom session this Monday at the National Museum of Australia.

20 May 2004

Nation's best cartoonists go Behind the Lines
More than 100 works by Australia’s best political cartoonists go on show in Canberra tomorrow for the National Museum of Australia’s popular annual political cartooning exhibition, Behind the Lines.

19 May 2004

Petty goes Behind the Lines for cartoons launch
Celebrated Australian cartoonist Bruce Petty visits Canberra this Friday, 21 May for the launch of the National Museum of Australia’s popular annual political cartooning exhibition, Behind the Lines.

14 May 2004

Outlawed! Hosted By Scott Mcgregor
Get a glimpse of these fascinating stories on The History Channel premiering Saturday, May 15 at 6:20pm, then weekly every Saturday at 6:20pm.

14 May 2004

Canberra joins global AIDS Candlelight Memorial
Canberra’s annual AIDS Candlelight Memorial takes on a new urgency this Sunday as HIV infection rates in Australia begin to rise again - and the International Memorial Day reaches its 21st year.

03 May 2004

Aden Ridgeway quizzed on youth appeal
Democrats Senator Aden Ridgeway will be questioned about a perceived loss of youth appeal in his party at a Talkback Classroom interview this Wednesday at the National Museum of Australia.

20 April 2004

Anzac pilgrims end their journey in Canberra
Personal mementos from some of the thousands of young Australians who join Anzac Day services at Gallipoli go on show at the National Museum of Australia tomorrow.

20 April 2004

Aussie and US teens question UN official
Australian and American students will interview United Nations Civil Society Service Chief Ramu Damodaran about global citizenship during a special international Talkback Classroom session at the National Museum of Australia this Thursday.

15 April 2004

Bringing the music back to Thursday Island
The National Museum of Australia is releasing a major CD collection of Torres Strait Islander music and songs to mark the opening on Thursday Island of the region’s first major cultural centre.

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