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Category: Museullaneous

1939 Simpson Desert Expedition

The first expedition to the Simpson Desert by a member of the Museum staff.

By: Ms Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 27 Aug 2015

The Biggest Fish - New South Wales New State Emblem

Behind the recent announcement of the new NSW state fossil emblem – the fossil fish Mandageria fairfaxi – lies a truly remarkable story.

By: Rose Docker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 21 Aug 2015

Recycling off the beach: Aboriginal artists and ghost net at Pormpuraaw

Aboriginal communities in the Gulf of Carpentaria and Torres Strait are taking the lead in dealing with ghost nets

By: Dr Scott Mitchell, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 30 Jul 2015

Incredible Photographs From the Archives: Negative No.106

A blog series investigating stories and images from the earliest collection of photographs in the Museum's history.

By: Rose Docker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 30 Jul 2015

Krefft paintings resurface

A recently digitised album of watercolours by former Museum curator Gerard Krefft includes drawings of jewel beetles and flower chafers.

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 08 Jul 2015

The First 100: Incredible photographs from the Archives - Negative No.15

 A blog series investigating stories and images from the earliest collection of photographs in the Museum's history.

By: Elizabeth McKinnon, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 03 Jul 2015

DigiVol: Volunteers making a difference

DigiVol recognises the hard work and professionalism shown by a masterful group of volunteers

By: Leonie Prater, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 25 Jun 2015

The First 100: Incredible photographs from the Archives

A new blog series investigating the stories and images from the earliest collection of photographs in the Museum's history.

By: Elizabeth MacKinnon, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 19 Jun 2015

Moving Jumbo

How do you move a 3.5-metre-high elephant skeleton that weighs more than 270 kilograms and yet is extremely delicate?

By: Erinna Ford, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 Jun 2015

AMSF 2015: Volunteers wanted!

The 2015 Australian Museum Science Festival seeks volunteers for an explosive week of interactive science!

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 01 Jun 2015