About us

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    What we do

    We are Australia’s national centre for maritime collections, exhibitions, research and archaeology.

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    Who we are

    Learn more about our staff, director, councillors and how you can work with us.

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    Our History

    The story of the Australian government’s most visible national cultural institution in Sydney.

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    Contact Us

    How to get in touch with us.

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    Contact our Media and Communications team for all enquiries about using images and arranging interviews with subject matter experts.

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    Venue Hire

    Enjoy harbour views, a glittering city skyline and a totally unique event experience.

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    Waterfront Pavillion

    Action Stations will provide a dynamic, immersive entry experience for visitors on the history of the RAN and its people.

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    Corporate Information

    Find our more regarding freedom of information, planning and reporting, and legals.