Latest blog entries

With a little help from my fishy friends

When it comes to finding their way in the endless blue, baby fish are better at navigating when swimming in groups rather than on their own.

By: Amanda Hay, Jean-Olivier Irisson, Category: AMRI, Date: 13 Jan 2016

Testing the Waters

The Australian Museum Streamwatch program had a great year in 2015.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 13 Jan 2016

Video: Charles Kingsford Smith – oration before historic flight to UK, 1929

Pioneering aviator Sir Charles Kingsford Smith is celebrated in Trailblazers: Australia's 50 greatest explorers 

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 07 Jan 2016

Put your hands up and best foot forward

What can be revealed by looking at a frog's foot?

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 07 Jan 2016

50 years of Museum in a Box

In 2015, the Australian Museum celebrated the 50th anniversary of Museum in a Box

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 06 Jan 2016

Wallagoot BioBlitz

The Australian Museum attended the Wallagoot Bioblitz on the NSW Sapphire Coast.

By: Greg McDonald, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 21 Dec 2015

reVEAl 2015

The Australian Museum hosted the Virtual Excursions Australia conference reVEAl 2015

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 17 Dec 2015

DigiVol: It keeps getting better

Find out more about why 2015 was a very good year for DigiVol 

By: Leonie Prater, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 16 Dec 2015

First Bank Note 1817, Bank of New South Wales (Westpac)

I wonder if the original owner of this bank note ever suspected that it would end up in a museum?

By: Kim Eberhard, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 15 Dec 2015

Hey, little damsel, where are you heading?

We take the plunge to find out why Damselfish larvae swim in different directions in different regions.  

By: Dr Jeff Leis, Category: AMRI, Date: 15 Dec 2015