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Plastiki expedition update

The journey of Plastiki is well underway and things are looking positive!

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 06 Apr 2010

The breakdown of the world’s water content

Why is water so precious? Because only a small percentage, 0.08% of the world’s water can be used for domestic use.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 06 Apr 2010

Exciting new ways of exploring biodiversity

The Museum is developing new ways to explore and interpret images of biodiversity.

By: Paul Flemons, Category: Science, Date: 31 Mar 2010

New Teachers' e-newsletter published

Our first e-newsletter has now been published informing teachers about events, exhibitions, onsite and offsite programs and competitions specifically for teachers and their students.

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 31 Mar 2010

This week in Fish: Whiskered Prowfish and Common Seadragon mortality

It's a 'short'week' due to the Easter break. We feature some great new movies and factsheets along with an interesting telephone call from past Australian Museum staff member Phil Colman.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 31 Mar 2010

New Exhibition - Tiwi Footy

Our next upstairs temporary show looks at something unusual for the Australian Museum - sport.

By: Michael Harvey , Category: At The Museum, Date: 28 Mar 2010

The Story of Bottled Water

What is the truth behind bottled water?

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 28 Mar 2010

Australian Museum Visitors: hobbies and interests

What other interests, hobbies, group memberships etc do our visitors have??

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 26 Mar 2010

This week in Fish: Visiting researchers and Weeping Toadfish predators

This week we feature the visits of two researchers, a fish photographer page was updated from the old site, we find out about the predators of the Weeping Toadfish and as always plenty of new fishy content was added.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 26 Mar 2010

What did visitors' say about the Body Art exhibition?

The Museum developed and hosted the Body Art exhibition in 2000 and 2002. We undertook several visitor surveys and here’s some of what visitors' had to say.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: At The Museum, Date: 25 Mar 2010