Latest blog entries

More beacon technology in use at the Australian Museum

For stage four of the museum beacon strategy we have developed an application with gamification at its core.

By: Ms Jen Cork, Category: At The Museum, Date: 03 Dec 2015

Peering into the past: Potoroos provide new insight into biodiversity in Australia

Our study of one of Australia's most secretive marsupials sheds light on how changes to forests have enriched biodiversity

By: Dr Greta Frankham, Category: AMRI, Date: 02 Dec 2015

Anna Bligh’s link to one of Australia’s 50 greatest explorers

Former Queensland premier Anna Bligh dropped in to see a relic of William Bligh's ill-fated ship

By: Jessica Watson, Category: At The Museum, Date: 25 Nov 2015

Afterlife: Embalming the Egyptian Way

Australian connections in the science of the mummy.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 24 Nov 2015

Afterlife: Coffin for a Mummy

Repairs, modifications and repainting.

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

Our Global Neighbours: Two Illustrious Germans

Lives in the science of Natural History.

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

Waterbug Watch training day October 24, 2015

Waterbug Watch is a citizen science initiative of the Australian Museum.

By: Greg McDonald, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 17 Nov 2015


An excerpt from Tim Cope’s book On the Trail Of Genghis Khan.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 17 Nov 2015

A new species of frog discovered from the forests of Cambodia and Vietnam

A tiny little frog that looks almost the same as another species has just been revealed from the imperiled forests of Southeast Asia

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: AMRI, Date: 16 Nov 2015

Expedition to Swain Reefs

According to Gilbert Whitley '...surely the spirits of the Barrier Reef naturalists may haunt the heavenly air of Heron Island'

By: Ms Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 Nov 2015