Maritime Heritage Stories

The museum’s grant and internship program (known as the Maritime Museums of Australia Project Support Scheme or MMAPSS) offers funding to regional museums and organisations to help preserve or display objects of national and historical maritime significance. Here are selected stories from past grants. 

Reflections ferry wharf ANMM

15 Mar 2021

Apply for funding MMAPSS Grants and Internships 2021
Rope Block Tackle

02 Mar 2020

Apply for funding: MMAPSS Grants and Internships
Australian National Maritime Museum

03 May 2019

A MMAPSS intern reports for duty
Apply for funding - MMAPSS Grants and Internships

01 Feb 2019

MMAPSS grants and internships open
Friends of Tasman Island, Wildcare Inc. Image: via Rachel Chesmer.

31 Jan 2019

Following the Tasman Light
Sunset over Needles

18 Oct 2018

Caring for collections at 'Maat' Lighthouse

05 Feb 2018

Promoting maritime heritage: applications open - MMAPSS Funding 2018-19

27 Mar 2017

Applications for MMAPSS 2017-2018 grants now open

02 Feb 2017

Room with a view: Opening the Margaret Brock Room at the Cape Jaffa Lighthouse

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Sailing off Coal Point, c.1935. Photographer unknown. Image: Lake Macquarie Community Heritage Photography collection
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Rope Block Tackle
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