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Category: At The Museum

More on conserving the crocodile

Moving the crocodile out of the heritage showcase has given us a great opportunity to restore the entire specimen. 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: At The Museum, Date: 08 Aug 2011

Deep Oceans is in motion

Our latest exhibition in development is Deep Oceans a collaboration with Questacon – The National Science & Technology Centre.  

By: Louise Teteris, Category: At The Museum, Date: 05 Aug 2011

Fashion Less Waste parade 2011

For your inspiration: fashionable innovations in creative recycling...

By: Jenny Horder, Category: At The Museum, Date: 21 Jul 2011

Wallabies... of the rucking, mauling kind

A couple of walking, talking Wallabies (aka Australian Rugby Union players) visited the Museum...

By: Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 14 Jul 2011

Brothers in the realm of science

The Museum’s Shirase sword is a symbol of friendship...

By: Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 08 Jul 2011

Australasian Invertebrate Conference 2011

Last month I was given the opportunity to attend the inaugural Australasian Invertebrate Conference held in Melbourne. The conference brought together Australian researchers, butterfly breeders and other invertebrate keepers for the first time to learn and discuss a wide range of topics about invertebrate biology, husbandry and display.

By: Chris Hosking, Category: At The Museum, Date: 03 Jul 2011

Theatrette or Photo Studio?

No more men and women in white coats as Peppermint Magazine takes over the Theatrette.

By: Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 01 Jul 2011

What you said about Birds of Paradise

This is what some of you had to say about the Rituals of Seduction: Birds of Paradise exhibition, from a selection of the results of 250 exit surveys.

By: Chris Lang, Category: At The Museum, Date: 01 Jul 2011

Why you came to Jurassic Lounge

What brought you to the first season of Jurassic Lounge? Nearly a thousand of you told us why!

By: Chris Lang, Category: At The Museum, Date: 28 Jun 2011

Meeting our young friends

The Queen's Birthday long-weekend saw huge crowds visit the Museum. We thank everyone for coming out in such blustery and wintery weather. We especially thank one visitor for bringing his mum to his favourite place.

By: Tim Moulton, Category: At The Museum, Date: 15 Jun 2011