First contact in the Western Desert
review by Peter Thorley
This travelling exhibition documents the remarkably recent history of the Pintupi people's move away from being a hunting and gathering society — an amazing story of twentieth-century contact.
Exhibiting James Cook
Cook's sites and Cook's Pacific encounters in Canberra
review by Greg Dening
Canberra in 2006 was abundant with Cook, as two brilliant exhibitions focused on the evolving nature of our memorialising of the British explorer.
The milestone of fifty years of broadcasting in Australia creates an opportunity to recognise television as a cultural form worthy of commemoration and analysis and a significant part of our cultural heritage.