Monthly Archive: June 2016

Jun 24

Cook and Banks: Charting the rumoured great southern land

The Royal Botanic Gardens and the Australian National Maritime Museum recently offered 6 virtual excursions looking at Cook, the voyage of HMB Endeavour and Banks the botany and plant classification. The collaboration began as a special presentation linked to the RBG 200th birthday celebrations. The sessions on Wednesday 18th May were offered through DARTconnections and …

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Jun 17

NAIDOC Week 2016

NAIDOC Week 2016 is held in the first week of July. It is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and an opportunity to recognise the contributions that Indigenous Australians make to our country and our society. To recognise NAIDOC week the Australian National Maritime Museum and the Australian Museum are presenting a series of video conferences to schools.