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.

28 Feb 2022

The sad fate of HMAS Perth (I)
HMAS Onslow

04 Jul 2021

History highlights: HMAS Onslow 51 years on
Pearling lugger at work in Broome, Western Australia, c 1926. Photographer R A Bourne. Reproduced courtesy National Library of Australia

28 Jun 2021

A pearling pioneer: Remembering the Manilamen
Pearling lugger at work in Broome, Western Australia, c 1926. Photographer R A Bourne. Reproduced courtesy National Library of Australia

28 Jun 2021

A pearling pioneer: Remembering the Manilamen
ICLA laser dinghys racing on Sydney Harbour.  Image courtesy Jon West

17 Jun 2021

The Laser Dinghy at half century
ICLA laser dinghys racing on Sydney Harbour.  Image courtesy Jon West

17 Jun 2021

The Laser Dinghy at half century