Author(s): National Museum of Australia
Collection Stories features some of the most significant and intriguing objects from the National Museum of Australias collection. From glass and ceramic spear points made by Aboriginal people to the Australian flag recovered from the ruins of the World Trade Center after it was destroyed on 11 September 2001, each tells a story about Australias diverse peoples, environments and histories. Illustrated with beautiful archival photographs, Collection Stories provides fascinating tales of everyday life and insights into important moments in Australias history.
The National Museum of Australia , located in Canberra, preserves and interprets Australia's social history, exploring the key issues, people, and events that have shaped the nation. Kirsten Wehner is head curator of the National Museum of Australia's People and the Environment team.