Latest blog entries

Switched on Kids Shed Light on Science

Our April school holiday programs saw budding scientists getting their hands dirty and exploring the mysteries of light.

By: Sian Rafferty, Category: At The Museum, Date: 07 May 2015

Our Global Neighbours: Tindalo

A spirit of great men in the Solomon Islands.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 30 Apr 2015

Who was Rex Bretnall?

The mysterious young man in the photo.

By: Ms Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 23 Apr 2015

‘Red Listing’ to help save Southeast Asia’s Amphibians

A first step in biodiversity conservation is determining which species are most threatened with extinction.

By: Timothy Cutajar, Category: Science, Date: 23 Apr 2015

Reminiscence Boxes- Connecting with people across Australia

The Australian Museum now has a range of Museum in a Box® resources for use in group work with seniors.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 21 Apr 2015

Frogs in the trees

In making the transition from the swamp to the tree-tops, different groups of frogs have evolved in remarkably similar ways.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 21 Apr 2015

Our Global Neighbours: Australia and Turkey at War

The profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 20 Apr 2015

Miner stocks continue to rise, closing out small consumers

A large-scale research collaboration has discovered why the native Noisy Miner now dominates bird communities in eastern Australia.

By: Dr Richard Major, Category: AMRI, Date: 20 Apr 2015

Australian Museum staff who served in World War I

An honour roll of the nine staff members who fought in The Great War. 

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 20 Apr 2015

Exploring the diversity of Christmas tree worms in Indo-Pacific coral reefs

Genetics comes to the rescue in solving a mystery surrounding psychedelically coloured marine worms!

By: Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Category: AMRI, Date: 17 Apr 2015