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Category: Museullaneous

My Critical Appraisal of Surviving Australia

Box jellyfish, a giant wombat, and whale song all got my attention, among other things.

By: Michelle DelCarlo, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 02 Aug 2011

Crocodile case is on the move

Is the crocodile case too big and fragile to move?

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 02 Aug 2011

You Want Me To...Be Subjective?

It’s not like they’re asking me to turn cartwheels down the exhibit halls, but still...it feels strange.

By: Michelle DelCarlo, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 29 Jul 2011

Social Musings: The first month of a new plan


A report on the first (calendar) month of our new social media action plan...

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 26 Jul 2011

Introduction to Michelle DelCarlo, Audience Research Intern

Michelle comes to us from the University of Washington Museology Graduate Program in Seattle (USA), and will be interning in the Audience Research Unit for the next six weeks.

By: Michelle DelCarlo, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 25 Jul 2011

Linkasaurus #9

Socialising, customising and cat-ifying museums... a round-up of recent web and tech news.

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 05 Jul 2011

Linkasaurus #8

Can museums make cities smarter? Can iPads make meetings better? And can climate scientists rap? Linkasaurus is back, everyone...

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 24 Jun 2011

'Splendidly stuffed'

The Australian Museum purchased three crocodiles in 1879. The first came to the Museum in July from showman William Cash.

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 24 Jun 2011

A trip to Ash Island

Recently I took a field trip to Ash Island in the Hunter estuary where the Scott sisters lived, painted and collected for more than 20 years from 1846.

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 22 Jun 2011

More crocodile case restoration

It's been a few weeks since I last posted on this, but the crocodile case restoration continues.

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 22 Jun 2011