An evolving collection of recordings of key past and current lectures, forums and symposiums held at the National Museum of Australia – listen to them anywhere, anytime, or subscribe to our podcast service.

Recent programs


In conversation with the Hon John Howard

Former prime minister John Howard, Howard Library director Professor Tom Frame and National Museum director Mathew Trinca

Defining Moments in Australian History, 7 March 2018

A reflection on the history of liberalism in Australia, from prime minister Alfred Deakin to prime minister John Howard, and a discussion on Defining Moments in Australian history.

history, politics



So That You Might Know Each Other

Muhammed Aksu and Dylan Esteban, Bluestar Intercultural Centre

‘So That You Might Know Each Other’: Faith and Culture in Islam, 24 April 2018

Explore the meaning of the exhibition title, ‘So That You Might Know Each Other’, taken from a verse of the Holy Qur’an. This phrase is a source of inspiration and guidance for the Muslim world and beyond, reminding us of the value of respect and human equality.

culture, exhibition

Now with transcripts

Transcripts are often published after MP3 files. Here are the latest additions.

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