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Latest news: National institutions

5 affordable things to do in the heart of Canberra

With the cost-of-living crisis continuing to bite, we've rounded up five ideas for things to do and places to go in the heart of Canberra that will cost you nothing or next to nothing.

5 surprising things to find at the National Archives of Australia

The National Archives of Australia is like an enormous scrapbook that captures moments from Australia’s history, culture and inner workings - and readers have ready access to millions of items in the Archives' extensive collection.

Flinders’ personal letters find a home at National Archives of Australia

National Archives of Australia will be receiving a significant gift of records relating to the first inshore circumnavigation of Australia by navigator and cartographer Captain Matthew Flinders in the early 1800s.

MoAD at Old Parliament House to reopen after fire

Old Parliament House, home of the Museum of Australian Democracy (MoAD), will reopen to the public in April after the December fire.

New Archive head steps into role this week

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia’s new CEO, Patrick McIntyre, steps into the job this week, heralding a new chapter of leadership for the institution.