Blog

Category: At The Museum

The Year of the Beacon and staged strategy

2014 has been all about beacons...

By: Ms Jen Cork, Category: At The Museum, Date: 12 Nov 2014

Life among the Aztecs

What was everyday life like for the Aztec commoner? 

By: Fran Dorey, Category: At The Museum, Date: 08 Sep 2014

Science Festival buzzes

Eating crickets, knitting neurons and cuddling a dinosaur can mean only one thing: the launch of the Australian Museum Science Festival.

By: Lisa Robinson, Category: At The Museum, Date: 15 Aug 2014

Making an entrance

Kim McKay, Director and CEO, unveils some welcome changes at the Australian Museum.

By: Kim McKay, Category: At The Museum, Date: 12 Aug 2014

Just a little closer: little frog uses toes to attract prey

 First record of prey luring in an Australian frog has been captured on video.

By: Chris Hosking, Category: At The Museum, Date: 30 Jun 2014

Croc Swap

Recently we swapped two young Freshwater Crocodiles, Crocodylus johnstoni, for two new hatchling crocodiles in Surviving Australia.

By: Lachlan Manning, Category: At The Museum, Date: 24 Jun 2014

Keeping and Breeding Egyptian Beetles, Blaps polychresta

For the past few years the Australian Museum has bred this amazing beetle. This has required trying new ideas and a few little changes.

By: Chris Hosking, Category: At The Museum, Date: 22 Jun 2014

National Volunteers Week: a very satisfying week’s work!

A chance to say thank you to all the Museum's wonderful volunteers.

By: Isobel Kindley, Category: At The Museum, Date: 30 May 2014

A new home for Homo floriensis

A very famous (replica) skeleton of an extinct species of early humans is now on display. Here's the story of its construction.

By: David Teer, Category: At The Museum, Date: 30 May 2014

Perfecting the portfolio (Wildlife Photographer of the Year)

An interview with Connor Stefanison, winner of the Eric Hosking Portfolio Award in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition.

By: Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 22 May 2014