Blog

Category: At The Museum

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

The Gentle Giant (Wildlife Photographer of the Year)

The winner of the Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year, 14-year-old Udayan Rao Pawar, shares the story of his captivating image.

By: Udayan Rao Pawar, Category: At The Museum, Date: 07 May 2014

Hook, Line & Sinking (Wildlife Photographer of the Year)

The story of how this image (that's been generating a lot of second looks and questions at our exhibition) was taken.

By: Justin Gilligan, Category: At The Museum, Date: 15 Apr 2014

Elephant X-factor (Wildlife Photographer of the Year)

African wildlife photographer, Greg Du Toit, reveals the story behind his winning image in our Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition.

By: Greg du Toit, Category: At The Museum, Date: 02 Apr 2014

members message explore 36-1

The Museum has some wonderful experiences and benefits coming up for Members.

By: Serena Todd, Category: At The Museum, Date: 27 Mar 2014

Tribute to Sparky the Diamond Python

Recently, the Museum said a final goodbye to one of its best-known resident animals, Sparky.

By: Chris Hosking, Category: At The Museum, Date: 09 Feb 2014

Outside the comfort zone: Energy consumption and museums

Australia’s big museums and art galleries each use as much energy as a small country town. How long can we afford, let alone justify that?

By: Dr Scott Mitchell, Category: At The Museum, Date: 02 Jan 2014

Changing beliefs

In the battle between climate science and ideology, who wins?

By: Frank Howarth, Category: At The Museum, Date: 29 Nov 2013