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17 Dec 2023

Discovering Ancient Egypt: curators in conversation

Join visiting exhibition curator and Egypt expert Dr Daniel Soliman of the Dutch National Museum of Antiquities and National Museum of Australia curator Craig Middleton, as they chat with award-winning journalist Emma Macdonald.
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Presenters: Dr Daniel Soliman, Craig Middleton, Emma Macdonaald

Australia Speaks 22 Feb 2022

Growing Australia's Cultural Inheritance

Rupert Myer AO explores how Australia can best exercise and increase the power of our cultural inheritance. Alison Page, descendant of the Walbanga and Wadi Wadi people of the Yuin nation will respond as a leader in Australian culture and design.
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Presenters: Rupert Myer, Alison Page, Paul Girrawa House, Warwick Smith, Alex Sloan, Mathew Trinca

Australia Speaks 17 Mar 2021

It's Time for True Constitutional Recognition

Renowned Aboriginal activist and community leader Noel Pearson passionately argues for constitutional recognition and a First Nations Voice to parliament in the inaugural Australia Speaks address at the National Museum of Australia.
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Presenters: Noel Pearson, Jude Barlow, Dean Parkin, Vicki Morta, Mathew Trinca


A gate from the Kinchela Aboriginal Boys Training Home and how this object inspired the Grigoryan Brothers composition. Courtesy ABC Classic
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Presenters: Slava and Leonard Grigoryan with Margo Neale and Alice Keath
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