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Science at the Australian Museum is guided by the 2017-2021 AMRI Science Strategy. This strategy is structured in a way that reflects the multidisciplinary nature of museum science and our unique ability to provide first class research outcomes via our collections. We continue to build on our key strengths, our presence in community and industry and the enhancement of our reputation as a trusted advisor of reliable and credible science.

Our Vision

  • To be a valued global leader in scientific discovery and conservation.

Our Mission

  • To anticipate and answer major scientific questions about our past and our future
  • To protect, develop and provide access to our collection for high-quality, high-impact science and community engagement
  • To develop community knowledge of and engagement with science.