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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.

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

Media contact

Tracy Sutherland
02 6208 5338 | 0438 620 710

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Media releases

03 October 2003

FJ Holden gears up for 50 years on the road
In the lead up to the FJ’s 50th anniversary celebrations being held in Canberra this month, the National Museum of Australia is searching for an unrestored FJ Holden to add to its vast historic car collection.

02 October 2003

National Museum the ACT's Best Tourist Attraction
The National Museum of Australia has been named the Canberra and Capital Region’s Major Tourist Attraction, just three years after bursting on to the national tourism scene.

01 October 2003

Lockwood locks into Outlawed! deal
Lockwood Security Products announces it will be the presenting sponsor of a new travelling National Museum of Australia exhibition exploring legends around the world’s outlaws.

24 September 2003

Warrior's weapons leave NZ for first time
Sacred items belonging to Maori leader Hone Heke arrive in Canberra this week, the first of many international deliveries for the upcoming National Museum of Australia exhibition, Outlawed! The World’s Rebels, Revolutionaries and Bushrangers, presented by Lockwood.

23 September 2003

Laurie Oakes takes interview hot seat
Political commentator Laurie Oakes will be quizzed about the shifting the role of the press gallery and a recent spate of leaks during a student interview at the National Museum of Australia tomorrow.

22 September 2003

Outlawed! World first for bushrangers and rebels
The first major exhibition to investigate national outlaws across the world Outlawed! The World’s Rebels, Revolutionaries and Bushrangers opens at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra on 28 November, presented by Lockwood.

15 September 2003

Dry Facts and Wet Specimens on show
A rarely seen collection of historical specimens, including a thylacine carcass and two-headed snake, will be on display during a special backstage tour at the National Museum of Australia this Wednesday.

04 September 2003

Teens take on Qantas high flier
Qantas chairwoman Margaret Jackson will be quizzed tomorrow by three senior high school students in a Talkback Classroom interview at the National Museum of Australia.

04 September 2003

Tassie tiger lives on Threatened Species Day
The tale of the lost Tasmanian tiger will highlight the need to preserve biodiversity during a special National Threatened Species Day talk at the National Museum in Canberra this Sunday.

29 August 2003

Athlete launches into lifelong learning site
Gold medal-winning walker Nathan Deakes will put his keyboard finger skills to the test in Canberra this Monday to help launch a national lifelong learning website.

28 August 2003

Bushfire renewal forum for Wattle Day
The renewal and recovery of Canberra’s land and people after the devastation of the January bushfires will be explored in a community forum at the National Museum of Australia this Sunday.

20 August 2003

Good ship Enterprise hits 125 years at steam
The National Museum of Australia’s resident paddlesteamer, the Enterprise, celebrates its 125th anniversary this Saturday, making it one of the oldest operational steam-powered vessels in the world.

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