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Joanne Bach and Jonathan Lineen, curators, National Museum of Australia
The Home Front lecture series, 7 May 2015
A behind-the-scenes look at researching and staging this National Museum exhibition. Includes the favourite featured stories from two of the curators.
Felicity Packard, screenwriter and lecturer, University of Canberra
Landmark Women, 17 April 2015
Felicity talks about her personal journey producing the Anzac Girls television series and the many unknown great deeds of women in the Great War.
Heather Reid, chief executive officer of the ACT Football Federation and Canberra United Football Club
Landmark Women, 20 March 2015
Heather talks about the evolution of women’s involvement in soccer, her childhood in the Snowy Mountains and almost 40 years working in sports administration.
Daniel Oakman, National Museum of Australia
Cycling in Australia series, 21 February 2015
Curator and cyclist Daniel Oakman explores the history of the bicycle and the resurgence of cycling in Australia and across the world.
Julie Nichols and Rachel Evangelou, Handmade Canberra
Landmark Women, 20 February 2015
Handmade Canberra founders Julie Nichols and Rachel Evangelou discuss their creative passions and the business and markets they inspired.
Michelle Hetherington, Senior Curator, National Museum of Australia
Landmark Women, 21 November 2014
Curator Michelle Hetherington discusses her life and her work researching and developing major exhibitions for the National Library of Australia and National Museum of Australia.
Professor Paul McGreevy, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney
Spirited lecture series, 14 November 2014
International Society for Equitation Science co-founder Paul McGreevy discusses his approach to understanding how horses think and learn, as well as his work as a scientific adviser in the development of the exhibition Spirited: Australia’s horse story.
Dr Sue Packer AM, Child at Risk Assessment Unit, Canberra Hospital
Landmark Women, 17 October 2014
Paediatrician Sue Packer talks about her work to improve the lives of children and her role chairing the Mr Fluffy asbestos expert reference group.
Jennifer Wilson, Karen Hood and Tammy Ven Dange with introduction by Martha Sear
Spirited lecture series, 16 October 2014
Curator Jennifer Wilson on the history of horse health and welfare in Australia in conversation with Karen Hood, president of the Heavy Horse Heaven rescue organisation, and Tammy Ven Dange, chief executive officer of the RSPCA in Canberra.
Dr Melinda Hinkson, School of Archaeology and Anthropology, Australian National University
15 October 2014
Anthropologist and curator Melinda Hinkson reflects on the process of introducing an important collection of crayon drawings, six decades after they were made, to the descendants of their makers in the Northern Territory.