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Sara Kelly, Patrick Baum and Anne Kelly, National Museum of Australia
Door to store: Caring for your collection, 18 January 2013
An overview of the work required bring a rich collection of hundreds of objects from a family museum at an historic grazing property into the National Historical Collection.
Susan Boden, Penny Spoelder, John Kerin, Mick Dodson, Phillip Toyne, Nicholas Brown and Alex Sloan
23 August 2012
Celebrate activist Rick Farley’s contribution to Australian environmental and political thought in this forum with friends, colleagues and the authors of his biography, A Way Through: The Life of Rick Farley.
Dr Kirsten Wehner, National Museum of Australia
3 June 2011
Senior Curator Kirsten Wehner introduces the new National Museum gallery exploring a broad history of Australia through stories of places and their peoples.
Leah Bartsch, National Museum of Australia
Behind the Scenes – Landmarks series, 10 March 2010
For many decades, Sunshine Harvester Works was a significant landmark in Sunshine, a suburb in Melbourne’s industrial west. Museum curator Leah Bartsch explores research into the stories and objects of Sunshine.
Dr George Main, National Museum of Australia
Behind the Scenes – Landmarks series, 8 April 2009
The development of the Australian pastoral industry at Bowen Downs in central Queensland, one of four places to be featured in the ‘Never enough grass’ module of the National Museum’s Creating a Country gallery, is outlined by curator George Main.
Dr Jeremy Burdon, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
Charles Darwin series, 26 February 2009
The impact of adaptation and evolution on the development of modern agricultural crops and the use of genetically modified technologies is outlined by evolutionary biologist Jeremy Burdon.
Dr Darrell Lewis, National Museum of Australia
Historical Interpretation series, 4 June 2008
Historian Darrell Lewis discusses his research on ‘the outback archive,’ unorthodox historical records from pre-European times to the present, concentrating on marked water tanks and trees along the Murranji Track in the Northern Territory.
Dr Martin Woods, National Library of Australia
Ludwig Leichhardt series, 15 June 2007
Curator Martin Woods examines a rare map drawn by Ludwig Leichhardt. Woods says the map of the Balonne and Condamine rivers in Queensland raised hopes of an expanded Darling Downs farming district and funded Leichhardt’s final journey.
Carol Cooper, National Museum of Australia
Collections 2006 series, 21 March 2006
The history of the Springfield collection, more than 2000 objects from a major rural property near Sydney, is outlined by registrar Carol Cooper. She explores the remarkable family who cared for it and the Museum’s work to make this collection available.