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Why are we running a fashion design competition?

Some of the aims of our annual Fashion Less Waste design competition are revealed...

By: Jane Johnston, Category: At The Museum, Date: 20 Apr 2012

This week in Fish: Stephanie and Spadenose Clingfish

The highlights of the week were the commencement of a new stint of employment for Stephanie Baccarella and the arrival of two specimens of Spearfish Remora. The Spearfish Remora is a pale pink fish that uses its sucking disc to attach to the gills of marlin and spearfish. These specimens are the first for the collection and will definitely feature on the website soon. There is still so much to learn about Australian fishes!  Thank you as always to all our contributors.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 05 Apr 2012

New Live Exhibits in Search & Discover: Year of the Water Dragon

Two young Eastern Water Dragons are being displayed in the Australian Museum’s hands-on enquiry center; Search & Discover.

By: Chris Hosking, Category: At The Museum, Date: 05 Apr 2012

Large Muraenid Leptocephali

The stunning video below, shows large leptocephali filmed by divers at three locations within the Indonesian Archipelago from 2009 to 2011. 

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 31 Mar 2012

What's in the Box - Bermagui Bioblitz day 2

What a great way to end the week, just finished a shoreline survey at Horseshoe Bay in Bermagui.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 31 Mar 2012

Everything is ready for Museum2you

After lots of work, the first Museum2you display is complete and now on display at Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability in North Sydney.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 31 Mar 2012

What's in the Box - Bermagui Bioblitz

Everything came together today for the Bermagui Bioblitz, 5 school joined forces to survey 3 coastal ecosystems.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 30 Mar 2012

This week in Fish: Incredible eel movie

Despite having a few days off work with a cold, the week turned out to be very exciting on the web front.  We added a great new video to the museum's YouTube channel, plus added some stunning new images.  Thanks as always to everyone who contributed.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 30 Mar 2012

What's in the Box - Bermagui Public School

The next stop on my journey to the south coast of NSW was Bermagui Public School

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 29 Mar 2012

What's in the Box - Tathra Public school

The second stop on my south coast journey was Tathra Public school where I visited with year 5 and 6 students.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 28 Mar 2012