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Anne Summers
8 Nov 2018   Podcast

Author Talk with Anne Summers

Dr Anne Summers AO has had an extraordinary career as a journalist, author, policy maker, bureaucrat

29 Oct 2018   Podcast

Tapa Stories from the Pacific

Treasures Curator Nat Williams explores the collection and documentation of tapa, or barkcloth, by Cook’s associates

Moses Griffith (1747- 1819), Rainbow Lorikeet, 1772,
24 Oct 2018   Podcast

Art/Science of Illustrating Nature

Listen to our facilitator, Canberra journalist and garden-lover Genevieve Jacobs along with botanical artist Julia Landford

22 Sep 2018   Podcast

James Cook, a starting point

22 Sep 2018   Podcast

First Nations Voices

A panel of First Nations voices, facilitated by Wiradjuri woman and media personality Rae Johnston, discusses

22 Sep 2018   Podcast

First contact Tupaia and Cookie

Polynesian artist, Michel Tuffery maps the collaboration and interaction on first contact between Tupaia and Cookie

22 Sep 2018   Podcast

Professor John Maynard

21 Sep 2018   Podcast

Kenneth Myer Lecture - Laura Tingle

A gold brooch with a purple background
28 Aug 2018   Podcast

How to build a better story

Music poster: The Who, Paul Jones, Small Faces (detail) by Ian McCausland, 1968,
31 Jul 2018   Podcast

1968: 50 Years On

Join curators Dr Guy Hansen, Dr Grace Blakeley-Carroll and Dr Walter Kudrycz as they discuss the

31 Jul 2018   Podcast

The Furniture of Fred Ward

Derek Wrigley, Meredith Hinchcliffe and Amy Jarvis discuss the work of furniture designer Fred Ward, whose

31 Jul 2018   Podcast

On War: An Epic

Dr Lucas Jordan reveals the story of the six Australian souvenir hunters who crossed the Somme

Burning Farm Houses (detail), c. 1902,
31 Jul 2018   Podcast


Award-winning author Liam Pieper reflects on his research and writing revisionist historical novel Bittereinder, which explores

26 Jul 2018   Podcast


Join Pictures Acquisition Officer and 2017 National Library Indigenous Graduate Jodie Dowd as she shares her

Bamaga State High School
17 Jul 2018   Podcast

NAIDOC Week: Back to Bamaga High

Yanti Ropeyarn, from the Library's Newspapers and Family History area, shares a digitisation project close to

12 Jul 2018   Podcast

Tyranny of Distance

French singer and activist Dominique Grange
10 Jul 2018   Podcast

Then and Now

The generation that made 1968 sought to change the world and to change themselves, shaped by

Leonard French windows at the National Library of Australia
3 Jul 2018   Podcast

Comets in Canberra