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Bumper day

The day after Boxing day was a huge one for the Museum...

By: Michael Harvey , Category: At The Museum, Date: 29 Dec 2009

Wildlife Photographer under the media spotlight

Will controversy 'dog' our Wildlife Photographer of the Year opening?

By: Michael Harvey , Category: At The Museum, Date: 23 Dec 2009

Copenhagen Result

The Copenhagen Accord

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 22 Dec 2009

The Editorials and Opinions blog

Welcome to the Australian Museum's Editorial and Opinions blog.

By: Brooke Carson-Ewart, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 20 Dec 2009

The People’s Orb in Copenhagen

The People’s Orb has been presented at the Earth Hour special event in Copenhagen.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 18 Dec 2009

Wildlife Photography coming soon

Opening in a week - Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2009 - with added extras...

By: Michael Harvey , Category: At The Museum, Date: 18 Dec 2009

Fiddling while the Reef dissolves….

An opinion piece by Australian Museum Director, Frank Howarth A lot has been said lately about the impact of sea level rise on coastal suburbs, and on low lying coral islands, but there is a more insidious threat to coral islands than rising oceans.

By: Frank Howarth, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 17 Dec 2009

An exhibition on torture?

In 2003 we were considering hosting an exhibition on Medieval Torture from the Museo della tortua in San Gimignano, Italy. In considering this exhibition (which we decided against taking for a range of reasons) we undertook a front-end evaluation which I am posting here as background for our planned All About Evil exhibition.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 17 Dec 2009

Visitors Interest in Gold

Highlights from a study into understanding audiences’ interests, prior knowledge, attitudes and feelings associated with gold. This research was undertaken in conjunction with Sovereign Hill Museums Association in 2001.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 16 Dec 2009

Copenhagen

Tough negotiations begin.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 16 Dec 2009