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.

John Reardon, c 1910. Courtesy Torpedo Bay Navy Museum.

25 Apr 2019

Remembering AE1’s lone New Zealander
Australian nurses preparing to depart Sydney, May 1940. Photographer: Samuel J Hood Studio, ANMM Collection 00020450

10 Apr 2019

In celebration of military nurses
Award-wining photographer Michael Aw discusses his passion for conservation and wildlife photography.

28 Feb 2019

Capturing nature, before it disappears
The young crew aboard HMAS Voyage. Image: John Withers.

12 Feb 2019

Speaking of history
This humble fishing trawler led a double life during World War II as part of Operation Jaywick. Image: Andrew Frolows/ANMM.

09 Jan 2019

Operation Jaywick

22 Jan 2018

The loss of HMAS Patricia Cam

25 Dec 2017

Flashback to Christmas 1942

20 Dec 2017

A Hawaiian Friendship Ceremony, Part II: Pledging Peace in the Pacific

04 Dec 2017

A Hawaiian Friendship Ceremony: Marking 75 years of War and Peace in the Pacific