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Stuart Humphreys © Australian Museum

CONTENTS

NATURE

Here comes the sun . . . fish
Meet one of the deep ocean’s strangest fish

Edward Lear down under
Lear’s paintings of Australian animals brought to light

Put the message in a box
Look out for Museum2you – it’s coming your way soon, says Isabelle Kingsley

CULTURE

From the collection Gamelan: music of the people
The gamelan comes alive every week – and has done so for 20 years

Connecting children, communities and culture
Indigenous learning hub provides food for thought

The Spirit of the Tent Embassy: 40 years on
Librarian Emma Gray finds a treasure trove of Aboriginal publications

Fire in the Palace
What was lost in the fire of 1882? What survived? Stan Florek tells

DISCOVER

Bringing Alexander the Great to Australia
What can we expect in the new Alexander exhibition?

Xplorer young scientist liftout
Climate change and you! 

Riding the wave
Ken Coles reflects on a philanthropic success story: Lizard Island

In your backyard with Martyn Robinson

Xplanations

Photofeast
They’re plastic-wrapped . . . but why?

Members events
Travel, talks and special events

OPINION

From the Director: Culture change

Making land work?
Who stands to gain from changes to land ownership in the Pacific? asks Kirk Huffman

Members message
with Serena Todd 
 


Brendan Atkins , Publications Coordinator
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