The Journey begins... 

Australian Journey

Australian Journey offers a map to Australia’s past, present and future,and will take you the length and breadth of the continent.

Australian Journey has been three years in the making, and was filmed across the length and breadth of Australia.

Australian Journey is a web-based video series comprising twelve short, engaging episodes, each focusing on a captivating object from the nation's history. 

Australian Journey is presented by Professor Bruce Scates and Dr Susan Carland. The series involves a unique collaboration between the Australian National University, Monash University and the National Museum of Australia. Over fifty major cultural institutions were involved in the creation of this series. We thank all of them for their support and respectfully acknowledge the traditional owners of all the lands filming took place on. 

Official Launch

Australian Journey will be launched at the National Museum of Australia, Canberra, on Wednesday 8 November 2017, 6-8pm by Professor Brian Schmidt, AC, FRS, FAA, Vice-Chancellor of the Australian National University.

Attendance is Free. Bookings are essential. For more information visit