Recorded on Tuesday 18 September in the Hallstrom Theatre as part of the Australian Museum's 2018 Lunchtime Conversation Series.


Kim McKay In Conversation with Tracey Holmes

Kim McKay and Tracey Holmes

Image: Nick Langley
© Australian Museum


Australian Museum Director and CEO Kim McKay AO has led the transformation of the nation’s first museum into one of the world's pre-eminent natural history and cultural institutions. Kim also co-founded the Clean Up Australia and Clean Up the World campaigns, and was made an Officer of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to the environment and the community. She offers reflections on the historic, scientific and cultural significance of the newly-restored Westpac Long Gallery, the nation’s first gallery, and its collection of treasures.

Kim McKay speaks with Tracey Holmes in the Hallstrom Theatre.



Lunctime Lecture Series: Australians Shaping the Nation is a series of talks with six distinguished Australians who are shaping the nation across science, sport and the arts running from 21 August to 25 September 2018.