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Our Dino in China: A Busy Day in Beijing

Our puppet dinosaur, Winny the Muttaburrasaurus, is on a mission to the Beijing Museum of Natural History. Dino Operator and Visitor Events Co-ordinator David Bock discusses a busy day of shows and explorations.

By: Mr David Bock, Category: At The Museum, Date: 01 Aug 2012

Our Dino in China: The Justin Beiber of Dinosaurs

Our puppet dinosaur, Winny the Muttaburrasaurus, is on a mission to the Beijing Museum of Natural History. Dino Operator and Visitor Events Co-ordinator David Bock reports on Winny's first (big) day of shows.

By: Mr David Bock, Category: At The Museum, Date: 01 Aug 2012

Cataloguing the Egyptian Collection before digitisation

For many years Museum scientists have had access to copies (microfiche and more recently digital) of the important specimen and object Collection Registers. What was it like before copies were available?

By: Patricia Egan, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 01 Aug 2012

NOVA Employment visit Deep Oceans

Thirty-three trainees and five job coaches from NOVA Employment visited Deep Oceans last week. This is what they had to say.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: At The Museum, Date: 30 Jul 2012

This week in fish: Dawkinsia and new Lates

So much has happened, so many fishes added! Dawkinsia and new Lates have to take pride of place. Thanks to everyone who contributed!

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 28 Jul 2012

Barramundi finds two new siblings

Two new species of Barramundi have recently been named by Australian Museum Research Associates Rohan Pethiyagoda and Anthony Gill.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 25 Jul 2012

Our Dino in China: Two More Museums

Our puppet dinosaur, Winny the Muttaburrasaurus, is on a mission to the Beijing Museum of Natural History. Dino Operator and Visitor Events Co-ordinator David Bock reports from two other museums: the National Museum and the Beijing National Science Museum.

By: Mr David Bock, Category: At The Museum, Date: 25 Jul 2012

From the Collection: Bigeye Sixgill shark

An interview with Dr Sally Reader about this Bigeye Sixgill Shark which was recently added to the collection.

By: Maxine Kauter, Category: Science, Date: 24 Jul 2012

Timor-Leste Expedition 2012

We are conducting an expedition to study the land and marine fauna of Timor Leste. 

By: Maxine Kauter, Category: Science, Date: 24 Jul 2012

Fashion Less Waste Parade this Thursday

Teacher night at the Australian Museum is on this Thursday 26th July.

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 24 Jul 2012