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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

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.

14 August 2003

Science of sound, spies, fossils and films
An Enigma code-breaking machine demonstration and an international science film festival kick off Australian Science Festival activities at the National Museum this week.

08 August 2003

Replica Kelly armour almost the real thing
The delicate process of creating a replica of the armour worn by Kelly Gang member Joe Byrne, without damaging the original, is under way in Sydney.

05 August 2003

Scinema: Science film fest hits Canberra
Science and art combine forces in Canberra for an international festival of science film, including four Australian premieres, later this month.

04 August 2003

International indigenous filmmaking forum
Filmmakers from Canada, New Zealand and Australia will examine indigenous filmmaking portrayal and practices during a live video link at the National Museum of Australia on Wednesday.

29 July 2003

New "snapshots" from Australia's history
Changes to the Nation: Symbols of Australia exhibition, including the addition of objects linked to Australia’s longest-serving Prime Minister, Robert Menzies, will be on display from Thursday, 31 July.

14 July 2003

National Museum review panel reports
The report of a major review into the exhibitions and public programs of the National Museum of Australia will be made public tomorrow morning.

11 July 2003

Conserving fire-damaged photos
A world expert on photo conservation will talk about preserving family photos, especially those damaged by fire, at the National Museum next Wednesday evening.

02 July 2003

Spiritual Rover on show for NAIDOC Week
Gough Whitlam and Evonne Goolagong Cawley will add their handprints to an historic Land Rover painted with indigenous symbols, at the National Museum of Australia’s NAIDOC Week launch next Monday.

01 July 2003

Rare Traders in the flesh for Fair Day
Seven of the talented artisans featured in the new Rare Trades exhibition are demonstrating in the flesh at a special National Museum of Australia Fair Day this Sunday, 6 July.

25 June 2003

Blokes rare quest to find problem solvers
He’s a bloke who travels across Australia seeking people who work in rare trades, build beaut barbies and have sheds akin to shrines. And now he wants help finding Australia’s great problem solvers.

22 June 2003

Teens take on Greens leader
Greens leader Senator Bob Brown will be quizzed tomorrow by three senior high school students in a Talkback Classroom interview at the National Museum of Australia.

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