Blog

By Author: Michael Hugill

An Exhibition, a Book and an App walk into an Awards Night...

...and walk out smiling! Our Museum won in one category and was Highly Commended in three others at the Museums Australia conference.

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 22 May 2014

Perfecting the portfolio (Wildlife Photographer of the Year)

An interview with Connor Stefanison, winner of the Eric Hosking Portfolio Award in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition.

By: Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 22 May 2014

Supercroc Spruce-up

We had to give our Supercroc a makeover before we could send him out on tour.

By: Michael Hugill, Tina Mansson, Category: At The Museum, Date: 04 Jun 2013

Singapore Straits Marine Biodiversity Survey

Two of our scientists are taking part in a major biodiversity survey based at St Johns Island, south of Singapore.

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 03 Jun 2013

Wildlife detectives

How does Australia protect its biodiversity from the illegal import of exotic species?

By: Deborah White, Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 22 May 2013

Why do we collect?

Why do Museums have natural history collections? What would happen if we didn’t have them?

By: Deborah White, Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 22 May 2013

Grey-headed Flying Foxes in peril

The poor Grey-headed Flying Fox has been much maligned...

By: Deborah White, Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 22 May 2013

Help us understand Sydney's Cockatoos

How can you help this world-first study being conducted by the Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, the University of Sydney and us?

By: Dr Richard Major, Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 22 Apr 2013

Tanks for the Memories: A New Home for our Fish Collection

Sharks, crocs and even a baby rhino... thousands of our large 'wet specimens' were moved into new homes recently.

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 02 Apr 2013

Spiders Seek Spiders for Dinners, Lunches and Breakfasts

Believe it or not, our jumping spiders only eat other spiders. Can you help us feed them?

By: Mr Martyn Robinson, Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 25 Mar 2013