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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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Media releases

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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