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


Today’s Ngunawal culture and country: Archaeology from an Aboriginal perspective

Wally Bell, Ngunawal elder

Canberra Archaeological Society, 19 April 2017

Wally Bell on keeping cultural and spiritual elements alive when dealing with a very scientific approach to archaeology on his country. Presented by the Museum Friends and the Canberra Archaeological Society.



Defining Moments millennials panel discussion

Writer André Dao, businesswoman and young entrepreneur Holly Ransom, historian Frank Bongiorno, author Dr Jennifer Rayner and Yuin and Ngarigo woman Tamika Townsend with ABC RN presenter Paul Barclay

Defining Moments in Australian History, 26 July 2017

Are millennials history or history in the making? What does their future hold for these young people who have grown up in the final decades of the 20th century and what will be their legacy?

culture, history, media


Now with transcripts

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

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