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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

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.

19 June 2003

National Museum Voices win popular vote
An ambitious series of educational materials aimed at bringing history alive for students was judged best book series for primary schools, in the Excellence in Educational Publishing 2003 Awards announced today in Sydney.

02 June 2003

Aussie and US teenagers take on the PM
Prime Minister John Howard will be quizzed by both American and Australian high school students this Wednesday at the National Museum of Australia, in a link between Canberra and the Washington’s Smithsonian Institute.

30 May 2003

Rare Trades revealed in new exhibition
The enduring need for people to make things with their hands is explored in Rare Trades, a major new exhibition travelling Australia and opening at the National Museum in Canberra next Friday, 6 June.

26 May 2003

Australian stories enlisted for Eternity
Bionic ear developer Professor Graeme Clark, speed skater Steven Bradbury and former Young Australian of the Year Tan Le will launch their own personal stories in a huge changeover of the National Museum’s popular Eternity gallery on Thursday.

20 May 2003

Students quiz Nelson about their future Tuesday
An aspiring journalism student concerned about the implications of proposed education reforms will take Education Minister Brendan Nelson to task at the National Museum of Australia this Thursday.

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