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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

Diana Streak
0409 888 976

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See a sample of high-quality images we have available for media use.
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Media releases

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.

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.

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.

11 April 2004

Kelly judged a hero - Ben Hall still bad
A survey conducted by the National Museum of Australia during its current exhibition, Outlawed!, reveals that the popularity of bushranger Ned Kelly is invincible, with 60 per cent of visitors judging the controversial icon a hero.

31 March 2004

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

30 March 2004

Youth goes digital in debate over Murray's future
An online photographic exhibition by Echuca youth will be launched tomorrow as part of National Youth Week. It marks the beginning of an ambitious communication project to get Murray Darling Basin communities talking about their local environment and cultural heritage.

29 March 2004

Larry Anthony answers young voters
Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Larry Anthony goes head to head with three of his young charges in a Talkback Classroom interview this Wednesday at the National Museum of Australia.

16 March 2004

South Sea Islander culture comes to Canberra
The culture of Australia’s South Sea Islanders and their controversial contribution to the early sugar cane industry is explored in a new exhibition opening at the National Museum of Australia next Thursday.

08 March 2004

Historic instruments feature in birthday concert
A string quartet crafted by world-famous Australian violin maker AE Smith is being played for the first time in more than a decade at the National Museum of Australia this Thursday.

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