Discover Documentary: The Murray Explored Bioscan
Following in the footsteps of William Blandowski, the Museum's first curator.
Interview with Auntie Veronica Barnett
Museums Victoria staff member Auntie Veronica shares her story with archivist Nik Mcgrath.
Listening to Elders
Community elders guide Museums Victoria in representing First Peoples.
Celebrating the history, culture, achievements and survival of Victoria’s Aboriginal people.
Football jumper - Nicky Winmar, St Kilda, 1993
St Kilda Football Club jumper worn by Nicky Winmar during his celebrated stand against racism in sport in 1993.
A glimpse of First Peoples multimedia installation.
Being presentIndigenous Contemporary Art and Cultural Practices in the Museum
Milarri Garden trail
Explore Bunjilaka's beautiful Indigenous garden.
Indigenous Protest, Australian Bicentenary, 1988
On 26 January 1988, more than 40,000 people, including Aborigines from across the country and non-Indigenous supporters, staged what was the largest march in Sydney since the Vietnam moratorium.
Gurindji Blues Post ScriptUnknown and unlikely facets of the Wave Hill Walk-off and the Gurindji people’s quest for independence, 50 years on
An Aboriginal perspective on Australia's threatened species.
Book - A.O. Neville, 'Australia's Coloured Minority: Its Place in the Community'
In this book, Neville articulates of the belief that assimilation of Aboriginal people of mixed descent could only occur through 'breeding out the colour'.
Kooyang diorama in First Peoples
Exhibiting one of the world’s oldest aquaculture systems.
An etched zinc wall that spans the north wall of Birrarung Gallery and surrounds the entry to First Peoples.
Contemporary reimagining of a museum collectionAn analysis of change in a collection of spears from Milingimbi, Arnhem Land
Rare scene of first European contact
Provenance of carved boomerang uncovered.
Basket, Binak, Healesville, Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia
Coiled basket, or binak, with oval base, possibly purchased from Coranderrk Aboriginal Station circa 1870s-1880s.
The Plants of Milarri Garden
Milarri means 'outdoors' in Boon Wurrung and Woi wurrung.
2017 Round Up
Museums Victoria had a massive year – take a look at our Top 10 moments.
A treasure trove of freshwater fish biodiversity
The Kimberley region in Australia’s northwest is one our last great pristine unspoilt places, and a hotspot for species discovery.
The timeless and living art of possum skin cloaks
Possum skin cloak making is flourishing in 2019.
Baradine Repatriation of Carved Tree (Dendroglyph)
Carved burial tree returned to traditional owners.
A tooth fossil showing markings which appear to be man-made.