Discover stories behind the latest exhibitions, fascinating explorations into maritime science and archaeology, and the surprising details of what happens inside (and outside) a modern working museum.
09 Aug 2019
Before William (Willy) Stevens and Robert Fuller board Tribal Warrior's Mari Nawi to deliver the unique harbour cruise, Navigation by the stars, I asked them some rapid fire questions related to Indigenous astronomy.
05 Jul 2019
This is third year these weekend camps have been held, and it has been a privilege to attend all three to help with the nawi canoes.Read more
01 Jul 2019
Before Brett joins the panel discussion for our upcoming Ocean Talk on Aboriginal Perspectives of Sydney Harbour, we asked him some rapid fire questions.Read more
18 Apr 2019
On April 10th, the Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove presented a posthumous bravery medal to Aunty Sonia Piper from the Brungle community and Roslyn Boles a descendant of Yarri in the annual awards ceremony in Canberra.Read more
13 Jul 2018
This year’s NAIDOC week theme is ‘Because of her, we can!’, which celebrates the invaluable contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have made – and continue to make – to our communities, our families, our rich history and to our nation.Read more
19 Jun 2018
In the 19th century, Aboriginal people in the Sydney region used rivers, creeks and waterways as places of refuge and survival after the devastation of colonisation. In the first decade of the British colony, waterways were also important in resistance warfare.Read more