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Walk for Reconciliation, 2000. Source: NMA Picture: Loui Seslja.

National Museum of Australia, What is a ‘Defining Moment’ in Australian History? Website 24 September 2015

Leading Australian thinkers George Megalogenis, Michelle Arrow, Jackie Huggins and Gideon Haigh discussed what makes a ‘defining moment’ in Australian history and how the nation has been shaped by such events. The panel was recorded in front of a live audience and moderated by ABC Radio National’s Big Ideas presenter, Paul Barclay.

This was the first in a series of panel discussions organised in partnership with Radio National that will explore the themes of the National Museum’s ground-breaking Defining Moments project.

The discussion was broadcast on Monday 28 September 2015, and is available as a podcast from the Big Ideas website. You can also watch it on YouTube:


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