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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

10 March 2003

Behind-the-camera look at Aussie films
Film producer Rebel Penfold-Russell will draw back the curtain on her career, show her favourite footage, and tell some behind-the-scenes stories about the Australian film industry at the National Museum next week.

28 February 2003

Pollies at the end of the cartoonist's pen
Politicians get the last word in a forum at the National Museum this Sunday when they reveal how it feels to be caricatured by Australia’s best cartoonists.

14 February 2003

Rare Trades, Making things by hand in the digital age
An intriguing exhibition featuring the tools, methods and philosophies of skilled trades people opens at Scienceworks on 18 February, 2003.

07 February 2003

Frontier Conflict explored in Museum book
The National Museum of Australia continues to explore the controversial issue of armed conflict between European settlers and Aborigines with the publication of Frontier Conflict: The Australian Experience, to be launched at the Museum in Canberra next Monday, February 10.

03 February 2003

Museum Voices bound for the classroom
An ambitious series of educational materials aimed at bringing history alive for primary school students will be launched next Wednesday, February 12 at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra.

31 January 2003

Sky Lounge: Music + new media under the stars
Kick back and imagine the future at the National Museum’s outdoor new media festival Sky Lounge each Friday night in February.

21 January 2003

Humphrey B Bear gives to National Museum
Children’s TV star Humphrey B Bear today hands over iconic Humphrey memorabilia including, reluctantly, his famous honeypot for the National Historical Collection held at the National Museum of Australia.

21 January 2003

Weapons cartoon takes the political cake
A topical cartoon on the search for weapons of mass destruction has won Fairfax contributor Ron Tandberg the National Museum of Australia’s 2002 Political Humour Award.

20 January 2003

Bonzer Aussie English for Australia Day
The National Museum of Australia is celebrating Australia Day with a fair dinkum book launch complete with pavlovas and lamingtons, backpackers and Aussie English.

16 January 2003

New partnership gives voice to the Murray Darling
People of the Murray-Darling Basin will be given the means to participate in the management of the region's natural resources problems, with the launch today of a unique communication project at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra.

13 January 2003

23 Degrees South: World first for desert experts
The largest conference on desert archaeology ever held in Australia opens tomorrow at the National Museum of Australia.

03 January 2003

National Museum reviews its future
A major review will be undertaken into the exhibitions and public programs of the National Museum of Australia.

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