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Art and science collide as artists investigate the natural world around them.
Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Drawing on the national archival collection, Signed, Sealed, Delivered revisits an era when the post office touched everyone’s lives.
Discover stories of encounters with shy numbats, graceful black swans and cute quokkas.
Bring your pre-schooler and enjoy some great stories read by our enthusiastic staff.
Spy: Espionage in Australia
Spy: Espionage in Australia reveals the personal experiences of secret agents and the curious history of espionage and counter-espionage in Australia. Developed in partnership with ASIO.
Out of This World
See how the space age captured the imagination of a nation and its people, from mid-century fashion and flying saucer societies to early satellites and rocket playgrounds,
“We, the undersigned…”
Explore the activism of citizens and residents through petitions submitted to the Australian government found in the collection of the National Archives.
Rosie Armstrong talk
Local artist Rosie Armstrong discusses the inspiration and artistic techniques behind her work 'A Requiem for Insects.'
NAA Members workshop
A chance to learn how to research the collection and connect with other NAA Members.
Making Australia home
Discover your family history.
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