August 14, 2019
Wednesday August 14, The Australian National Maritime Museum announced today, in-conjunction with solar panel manufacture SunMan and the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), that it has installed Australia’s largest lightweight solar panel roof on its Wharf 7, Heritage Centre in Darling Harbour.Read more
June 27, 2019
Newly decommissioned Navy Seahawk helicopter Tiger 75 has just landed at the Australian National Maritime Museum as the collecting institution’s newest, and one of their most exciting acquisitions in years.Read more
Australian National Maritime Museum’s Gapu-Monuk Saltwater: Journey to Sea Country wins at Museums + Heritage Awards
May 22, 2019
The Australian National Maritime Museum’s Gapu-Monuk Saltwater: Journey to Sea Country has won International Project of the Year with a budget of less than £1m at the Museums + Heritage Awards in London overnight – one of the most prestigious international museum awards in the world.
April 10, 2019
Australian Sailing and the Australian National Maritime Museum are excited to announce that nominations have opened today for the prestigious Australian Sailing Hall of Fame.Read more
Statement by the Director of the Australian National Maritime Museum on the Alliance of Migration and Multicultural Museums.
April 08, 2019
"The Australian National Maritime Museum was pleased to convene a meeting of Australia’s migration and major ethnic specific museums on 2 April 2019 to discuss the ways in which museums can build understanding of diversity and in doing so, help address discrimination against migrants, refugees and their families" said Kevin Sumption PSM.Read more
March 06, 2019
Wednesday 6 March: The Australian National Maritime Museum and Reconciliation Australia have today launched the museum’s Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), formalising their ongoing commitment to promoting and contributing to reconciliation.Read more
February 19, 2019
Today, the first two full-time Seabins have splashed down in Sydney – one in Darling Harbour and one in the Parramatta River. This comes less than a year after the Seabin Project first demoed its ingenious floating rubbish bins in Australian waters. To date, the Australian-invented Seabin has over 435 Seabins collecting waterway pollutants in ports, marinas and yacht clubs around the world but no permanent ones in Australia until now.Read more