Posted on April 23, 2015
Read about the harrowing voyage of Australian submarine AE2 during the Gallipoli campaign, and its rediscovery a century later in the Sea of Mamara.
Posted on September 28, 2018
Discover the challenges faced to engineer a vessel capable of taking humanity to the deepest part of the ocean, the Challenger Deep at the heart of the Mariana Trench.
Posted on November 18, 2016
Remembering the naval engagement between HMAS Sydney (II)) and HSK Kormoran seventy-five years on.
Posted on March 16, 2016
Discover how traditional Indigenous shellwork techniques are being embraced to explore contemporary reflections about sea, sailing and water.
Posted on May 05, 2016
Explore the history of how the measurement of time and distance developed - from tracking the sun to Einstein conceiving his the theory of relativity.
Posted on December 08, 2016
It is 75 years since the catastrophic attack which marked the USA's entry into World War II and Australia officially declaring war with Japan. Australian filmmaker Russell Dority recounts his father's first-hand experience of Pearl Harbor.
Posted on September 09, 2015
Find out about Percy Hockings’ rare collection of watercolours documenting the people, plants and pearling luggers of Thursday Island.
Posted on April 04, 2017
A heroic ancient rescue attempt: How Pliny the Elder led the Roman navy on a voyage to save the people of Pompeii during the cataphoric eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79AD.
Posted on August 19, 2016
'Johnnie and Mehmet', is a striking sculpture which commemorates the engagement between WW1 Royal Australian Navy submarine HMAS AE2 and Turkish torpedo boat Sultanhisar.
Posted on March 30, 2015
Follow Sir Ernest Shackleton’s famous Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1914 through rare historic photographs, maps and artefacts.