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Category: At The Museum

A Night at the Museum

Our Foundation’s Food for Thought gala dinner was a huge success, raising nearly $70,000 to support our research into wildlife genetics.

By: Juliet Gauchat, Category: At The Museum, Date: 21 Jun 2013

Supercroc Spruce-up

We had to give our Supercroc a makeover before we could send him out on tour.

By: Michael Hugill, Tina Mansson, Category: At The Museum, Date: 04 Jun 2013

Wildlife detectives

How does Australia protect its biodiversity from the illegal import of exotic species?

By: Deborah White, Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 22 May 2013

Why do we collect?

Why do Museums have natural history collections? What would happen if we didn’t have them?

By: Deborah White, Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 22 May 2013

Grey-headed Flying Foxes in peril

The poor Grey-headed Flying Fox has been much maligned...

By: Deborah White, Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 22 May 2013

Spiders Seek Spiders for Dinners, Lunches and Breakfasts

Believe it or not, our jumping spiders only eat other spiders. Can you help us feed them?

By: Mr Martyn Robinson, Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 25 Mar 2013

Telling stories

People usually assume that museums are primarily collections of objects, but they are not, says Director Frank Howarth.
 

By: Frank Howarth, Category: At The Museum, Date: 18 Mar 2013

Reflections on 2012 by Australian Museum Members

When we asked Members what they loved most about 2012 at the Australian Museum we were warmed by their lovely responses.

By: Chanele Moss, Category: At The Museum, Date: 19 Dec 2012

Making a Great exhibition

Putting together an exhibition takes staff with passion, creativity and vision, and a great selection of objects too!

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: At The Museum, Date: 20 Nov 2012

Alexander the Great goes mobile

Our Alexander the Great exhibition is about to launch. What are we offering for mobile devices? 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: At The Museum, Date: 16 Nov 2012