Times Past: January 24, 1986

By Isabella Gillespie
January 23 2022 - 6:00pm
The front page of The Canberra Times for January 24, 1986.

Until the beginning of 1986, the National Museum of Australia was named "The Museum of Australia". On this day in 1986, The Canberra Times reported that the museum had changed its name, with the help of a Sydney-based design firm. The museum was planned to be opened in 1990, and did not yet have its permanent home in Acton where it currently resides.



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