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By Author: Ms Thelma Thomas

Pacific Youth Reconnection Project Wins Crime and Violence Prevention Merit Award

It’s not every day that the Australian Museum is recognized as an institution working towards crime prevention in NSW.

By: Ms Thelma Thomas, Category: Science, Date: 19 Mar 2014

Pacific Youth Reconnection Project: 'Pacific Youth at the Museum'

Earlier this year, we presented our first two ‘Pacific Youth at the Museum’ events.

By: Ms Thelma Thomas, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 17 Dec 2013

Cultural Collections at the Contemporary Pacific Arts Festival

In April, we attended the CPAF in Melbourne to explore new Pacifica social and cultural initiatives being championed in the state.

By: Ms Thelma Thomas, Keren Ruki, Dion Peita, Mr Logan Metcalfe, Mrs Yvonne Carrillo-Huffman, Category: Science, Date: 16 May 2013

Pacific Youth Reconnection Project: A New Reference Group

As custodians of one of the largest and most significant Pacific collections in the world, we're committed to engaging Pacific Communities.

By: Ms Thelma Thomas, Category: Science, Date: 26 Mar 2013

Pacific Youth Reconnection Project: 'Bring da family to Uni'

At an important pathways to higher education event, we presented objects from our Pacific Collection and talked with future students.

By: Ms Thelma Thomas, Category: Science, Date: 22 Mar 2013

Pacific Youth Reconnection Project: Waitangi Festival Celebrations

Taking artifacts to the young and offering cultural information sessions and workshops.

By: Ms Thelma Thomas, Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 15 Feb 2013

Cultural Collections celebrate Waitangi Day

This important day for New Zealanders was also an important chance for our Cultural Collections staff to engage with the community.

By: Dion Peita, Mr Logan Metcalfe, Ms Thelma Thomas, Keren Ruki, Category: Science, Date: 15 Feb 2013

Sydney Fiji Day 2012

How and why did the Australian Museum participate in the Sydney Fiji Day 2012 Festivities?

By: Ms Thelma Thomas, Category: Science, Date: 16 Jan 2013

Pacific Youth Reconnection Project

What is it, why is it needed and how is the Museum involved?

By: Ms Thelma Thomas, Category: Science, Date: 16 Jan 2013