The National Museum of Australia's new gallery is all about our environmental connection to this Great Southern Land

Karen Hardy
Updated September 14 2022 - 1:47pm, first published September 10 2022 - 5:00am
The life-sized models of orcas tell an interesting story. Picture supplied
The life-sized models of orcas tell an interesting story. Picture supplied

How do you tell a millennia-old love story in 2000 objects? What's important, what's at the heart of the story? Do you focus on the triumphs, the joys? Do you acknowledge the darkest moments, things which have almost torn the story apart? Surely you have to note how that relationship has changed over time, for better and for worse?

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Karen Hardy

Karen Hardy

Canberra Times lifestyle reporter

I've covered a few things here at The Canberra Times over the years, from sport to education. But now I get to write about the fun stuff - where to eat, what to do, places to go, people to see. Let me know about your favourite things. Email: karen.hardy@canberratimes.com.au

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