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Join our Teachers' Advisory Group Meeting

You're invited to attend our first Teachers' Advisory Group meeting in the April school holidays, guided tour and lunch included!

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 02 Apr 2014

Meet the Thorny Tree Frog: a striking new frog species from Vietnam

Males of this newly discovered pink and yellow tree frog are covered in prickly, white-tipped spines.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 02 Apr 2014

Wildlife Forensic Science and DNA

DNA-based forensic science is at the forefront of solving wildlife crimes and is currently undergoing a transformation. 

By: Lizzy Myers, Dr Rebecca Johnson, Category: Science, Date: 01 Apr 2014

New lizard from NSW

Was this spectacular new species of lizard first ‘illustrated’ in Aboriginal rock art?

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Science, Date: 28 Mar 2014

The Bold and the Beautiful

Swimming and science, all before breakfast.

By: Dr Mandy Reid, Category: Science, Date: 28 Mar 2014

Sydney's Pygmy Pipehorses mating

In a world-first, two divers have filmed Sydney's Pygmy Pipehorse mating.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 27 Mar 2014

Australian worms hitch a ride to Europe

A new Australian visitor is not likely to be welcome in the Netherlands

By: Dr Pat Hutchings, Dr Maria Capa, Category: Science, Date: 27 Mar 2014

Tadpoles in the snow

Professor Ronn Altig visited the Museum to describe tadpole specimens collected by Dr Jodi Rowley in Vietnam.

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Science, Date: 27 Mar 2014

members message explore 36-1

The Museum has some wonderful experiences and benefits coming up for Members.

By: Serena Todd, Category: At The Museum, Date: 27 Mar 2014

William Holmes' wish list

Our very first Collector was on top of his job from day one.

By: Ms Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 26 Mar 2014