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My Critical Appraisal of Surviving Australia

Box jellyfish, a giant wombat, and whale song all got my attention, among other things.

By: Michelle DelCarlo, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 02 Aug 2011

Crocodile case is on the move

Is the crocodile case too big and fragile to move?

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 02 Aug 2011

Welcome to Jon

I'd like to welcome Jonathan Cant the Museum 2 You intern. Jon is from Macquarie University and is studying Museum studies.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 02 Aug 2011

It's getting warmer

As the weather gets warmer it is a great opportunity to start looking at the invertebrates in your local area.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 01 Aug 2011

What's in the Box - Refurbishment

Over the past 2 years we have been refurbishing some of our most popular boxes. We have just finished the Echidna and Platypus boxes and they look great.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 01 Aug 2011

This week in fish: Steen and the Spookfish

The content of this post actually covers a little more than one week.  The addition of web content was interrupted last week because we spent four days in Townsville attending the 2011 Australian Society for Fish Biology annual conference and collections workshop.  There is a feast of fishy content listed below.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 29 Jul 2011

What Is Sustainability?

 
To be sustainable you don’t have to rush out and buy the latest solar cell technology to power your house, you can start very small scale.

By: Jonathon Cant, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 29 Jul 2011

You Want Me To...Be Subjective?

It’s not like they’re asking me to turn cartwheels down the exhibit halls, but still...it feels strange.

By: Michelle DelCarlo, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 29 Jul 2011

Mistaken identity?

Which is the greater threat to bird biodiversity: the introduced Common Myna or the Australian native Noisy Miner? 

By: Dr Richard Major, Category: Science, Date: 28 Jul 2011

Social Musings: The first month of a new plan


A report on the first (calendar) month of our new social media action plan...

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 26 Jul 2011