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Professor Howard Morphy, Australian National University with an introduction by Genevieve Jacobs, 666 ABC Canberra
Old Masters lecture series, 3 April 2014
Anthropologist Howard Morphy explores the cultural patterns and multi-layered meanings behind the bark paintings on show in Old Masters.
Carolyn Forster OAM, Museum Friend and fundraiser
Landmark Women, 28 March 2014
Carolyn Forster talks about her work in the Federal Parliament, and with organisations the Children’s Medical Research Institute, ACT Heritage Festival and Friends of the National Museum of Australia.
Consultant curator Wally Caruana, with an introduction by Genevieve Jacobs, 666 ABC Canberra
Old Masters lecture series, 5 March 2014
Indigenous art expert Wally Caruana explores the visual language of the bark paintings on show in the exhibition Old Masters: Australia’s Great Bark Artists, and provides insights into the culture of the people who created these works.
Catherine Carter, ACT Executive Director, Property Council of Australia
Landmark Women, 14 February 2014
Catherine talks about running the ACT Property Council’s operations, policy development and public affairs, and working with people from bureaucrats to builders in a male dominated industry.
Professor Angelina Russo, University of Canberra, and Dr Steven Fleming, University of Tasmania, with introduction by Dr Daniel Oakman, National Museum of Australia
Cycling in Australia series, 5 December 2013
Can you imagine a city where the car isn’t the dominant mode of transport? Listen to a challenging talk about how to re-imagine our cities in ways that use bicycles to make them convenient, inclusive, efficient and fast!
Ruth Pearce, former Australian diplomat
Landmark Women, 15 November 2013
Ruth speaks about her diverse and challenging international life as an Australian diplomat that included postings as Australian ambassador to the Solomon Islands, Russia along with accreditation to 12 former Soviet republics, the Philippines and Poland.
Vicki Humphrey, National Museum of Australia
Door to store: Caring for your collection, 15 November 2013
Vicki Humphrey, Head of Conservation at the National Museum of Australia, shares best practice techniques in working with and handling watercolour and oil-based paintings.
Elizabeth Reid AO, Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia
Landmark Women, 18 October 2013
Elizabeth is a development practitioner, feminist and academic with a distinguished career in national and international public service and was appointed the world’s first advisor on women’s affairs by the Labor Government of Gough Whitlam in 1973.
Melissa Dede, Chris Hunter and Brett King
10 October 2013
To coincide with Floriade, three award-winning urban farmers give advice on how to grow award-winning produce. They explore ways in which contemporary gardeners understand and practise food production and share valuable tips and techniques.
Dr Guy Hansen, National Library of Australia
Glorious Days: Australia 1913, 8 October 2013
In 1913, just like today, Australia loved its sporting heroes. Victor Trumper, Dally Messenger and Snowy Baker were celebrities and entrepreneurs as well as elite athletes who were starting to realise that sporting glory could be financially rewarding.