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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

Diana Streak
0409 888 976

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Media releases

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.

05 March 2004

Novell turns virtual 'My Museum' project into reality
Virtual visitors to the National Museum of Australia will be able to create their own personal museum online thanks to the latest identity management and web technologies provided by Novell as part of a major sponsorship deal.

05 March 2004

Queen's man opens A Royal Romance
The National Museum of Australia’s new 1954 coronation tour exhibition, A Royal Romance, will be officially opened on 26 February by monarchist Sir David Smith.

03 March 2004

Workers learn about identifying human remains
The challenges in identifying human remains in the archaeological and criminal landscape goes under the microscope in a conference and workshop being held this Friday at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra.

02 March 2004

Museum Garden a muse for young Canberrans
Canberra Youth Theatre will share its vision of the National Museum’s Garden of Australian Dreams in its new show, The Great Garden Game, starting tomorrow night.

03 February 2004

Criminal to celebrity: Outlaws in popular culture
The transformation of outlaw heroes into cultural icons through film, folklore, music and literature goes under the spotlight during an international conference at the National Museum of Australia later this week.

02 February 2004

50 years tomorrow since Queen first passed by
Fifty years ago tomorrow, Queen Elizabeth II became the first reigning monarch to step ashore on Australian soil landing at Sydney’s Farm Cove on 3 February 1954.

28 January 2004

Sky Lounge: Music + new media under the stars
Forget the usual Friday nights this February, when the National Museum brings together a top lineup of musicians, animators and young artists to imagine the future at Sky Lounge 2004.

21 January 2004

Aussie English gets a guernsey at Museum
A new book taking a light-hearted look at Australian phrases including off like a bride’s nightie and verandah over the toyshop is being launched at Canberra’s National Museum of Australia on Monday.

18 December 2003

Nation's best cartoonists go Behind the Lines
Queensland Minister for the Arts Matt Foley today launched an exhibition of Australia’s best political cartoons from a year marked by the conflict in Iraq.

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