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.

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Stephen Gapps

Dr Stephen Gapps is the museum's Senior Curator, Voyaging and Early Colonial Maritime History.

30 Jul 2021

Sea Country and the Saltwater Collection

30 Jul 2021

Sea Country and the Saltwater Collection
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23 Aug 2019

Blackbirding: Australia's slave trade?
The bronze statue of Yarri and Jacky in the main street of Gundagai. Photograph Stephen Gapps

18 Apr 2019

Posthumous bravery awards for heroic 1852 flood rescues

19 Jun 2018

Contested waterways - Aboriginal resistance in early colonial Sydney

25 Jan 2018

Remembering Mabo

24 Nov 2017

On the River to Gundagai – Yarri, Jacky and the Great Flood of 1852

07 Nov 2017

Canoe Cultures - Nawi 2017 Travelling Our Waters

26 Jan 2017

January 26: One day, many meanings