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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
0438 620 710
media@nma.gov.au

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Media releases

20 October 2003

Deputy PM grilled on Murray-Darling
Deputy Prime Minister John Anderson will be questioned how landmark decisions on water allocation will affect school students in years to come during a Talkback Classroom interview at the National Museum of Australia tomorrow.

17 October 2003

Museum launches It's Alive! children's book
The National Museum of Australia a place that makes history come alive has inspired some of Australia's best known children's writers and illustrators to create an anthology to be launched during Children's Week on Monday.

16 October 2003

FJ Holden gears up for 50th anniversary
The National Museum will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the FJ Holden for many Australians the first family car or the first car they learnt to drive all day Saturday.

16 October 2003

Wild West and Warner Bros ride into town
The largest overseas shipment of outlaw-related objects for the National Museum’s new Outlawed! exhibition including fragments from Jessie James’ coffin and Kevin Costner’s costume in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves arrives in Canberra tomorrow.

10 October 2003

Melbourne Cup joins Phar Lap at Museum
The National Museum showcases two of Australia’s icons next week when it displays the Melbourne Cup matched by, from its own collection, the heart of the legendary Phar Lap.

09 October 2003

Museum snaps the World Cup
The National Museum in Canberra kicks off its celebration of the fifth Rugby World Cup next week when it launches a photographic exhibition of great sporting moments captured at earlier World Cup contests.

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.

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