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Category: Museullaneous

DigiVol: Where in the World Is DigiVol?

Find out more about what inspired DigiVol volunteers at the Australian Museum to become DigiVollys.

By: Leonie Prater, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 16 Sep 2014

White’s True-blue Green Tree Frog

Why did early scientists give the Green Tree Frog a Latin name that means ‘blue’?

By: Mr Martyn Robinson, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 15 Sep 2014

Manta alfredi: Krefft’s Devil Ray

In 1868 Prince Alfred visited the colony, falling victim to a murder attempt. Surviving, his name was patron to a new species of Manta Ray.

By: Elizabeth McKinnon, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 22 Aug 2014

Information graphics with bite

We show you how a venom apparatus works.

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 21 Aug 2014

Culture and meaning

Two young interns from Indonesia provide insights into the Museum’s cultural collections.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Mrs Yvonne Carrillo-Huffman, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 18 Aug 2014

We're leaner and greener

A new approach to saving energy has won the Australian Museum a key award for business sustainability.

By: Lisa Robinson, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 Aug 2014

DigiVol:Leaping Leo and The Fat One have a new home

Barbara Pointer, a DigiVol volunteer and her family have generously gifted two bearded dragons to Live Exhibits at the Australian Museum.

By: Leonie Prater, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 Aug 2014

Opening our doors

The Museum’s very first public exhibition celebrated the ‘natural and industrial products’ of New South Wales.

By: Rose Docker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 Aug 2014

William Holmes: enigma

The first custodian of the Australian Museum came to a sticky end in 1831, just two years into the job.

By: Colin Johnston, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 23 Jul 2014

Grub's up!

Feeling peckish? Here's the solution.

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 21 Jul 2014