Latest blog entries

Australia Post stamp featuring Ellarose Savage's 'Turtle'

A new series of stamps features museum treasures, including Turtle, a ghost net sculpture by Indigenous artist Ellarose Savage.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 19 May 2015

Using Beacons at the Museum - Stage Three Update

For stage three of the museum beacon strategy we have developed an application with beacon interactions at the core.

By: Ms Jen Cork, Category: At The Museum, Date: 19 May 2015

Remembering Great Grandfather and Trustee

The legacy of Reuter Emerich Roth at the Australian Museum.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 18 May 2015

Our Global Neighbours: Shield of Evidence

Warriors in north Queensland rainforest.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 11 May 2015

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