Audio on demand
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.
Dr Margo Neale, Indigenous Advisor to the Director, National Museum of Australia
Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters, 27 October 2017
Lead curator Margo Neale on the fascinating story of how the exhibition Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters came into being, over a period of more than five years.
National Museum of Australia Director Dr Mathew Trinca, historian Professor Joan Beaumont, National Museum of Singapore curator Priscilla Chua and historian Professor Frank Bongiorno
Fall of Singapore symposium, 30 October 2017
Mat Trinca on ‘The partnership between the National Museum of Singapore and the National Museum of Australia’, Joan Beaumont on ‘From ‘inexecusable betrayal’ to Changi; Australian memories of the fall of Singapore, Priscilla Chua on ‘Remembering the fall of Singapore at the National Museum of Singapore: The museum as mediator’, Frank Bongiorno on ‘An Australia of the spirit: The fall of Singapore and Australian nationalism’
Now with transcripts
Transcripts are often published after MP3 files. Here are the latest additions.
- Women’s Defining Moments in Australian HistoryWriter, broadcaster and social commentator Jane Caro; journalist, broadcaster and author Julia Baird; historian Michelle Arrow; and lawyer and constitutional reform expert Shireen Morris; with ABC RN presenter Paul Barclay
- The cultural riches of ancient south-east AustraliaArchaeologist Dr Josephine Flood
- Trading tales of the silk roadProfessor Alison Betts, University of Sydney