• Science

    Lizard Fish - The best part of every day

    Marine biologist Amanda Hay is on beautiful Lizard Island where she is conducting research into behaviour of larval fishes. Today, she writes about the daily highlights.

  • Museullaneous

    Geological relief map of NSW

    Constructing the geological relief map of NSW which hangs on the wall in the MIneral Gallery

  • Science

    Lizard Fish - Baitfish and a large shark

    Marine biologist Amanda Hay is on beautiful Lizard Island where she is conducting research into behaviour of larval fishes. Today, she writes about her encounter with a large shark.

  • At The Museum

    Jurassic Lounge is a Big Winner

    FBi Radio has declared our after-hours night the winner of the 'Remixing the City' category in this year's SMAC Awards. Ingrid Bennett from our Members team was there to collect the trophy...

  • Science

    Lizard Fish - In the beginning

    Marine biologist Amanda Hay is on beautiful Lizard Island where she is conducting research into behaviour of larval fishes. Today, she writes about the research they are conducting.

  • Lifelong Learning

    Video Conferencing - What's new for 2012?

    We're having a great time delivering video conferences to schools. 2012 will be our biggest year with 130 events for 10,000 students.

  • Museullaneous

    Developing rich media for museums: a way forward?

    Rich media (i.e. video) is fast becoming a key way to present museum content both onsite, online and via mobile. How can this work in a manageable and structured way? 

  • Science

    Eagle rays in the shallows

    This movie shows eagle rays (probably Southern Eagle Rays, Myliobatis australis) in very shallow water at Hopetoun, Western Australia.

  • Science

    Saddled Snake Eel, Leiuranus semicinctus

    A Saddled Snake Eel at a depth of 1 m, New Caledonia, 2011. 

  • Science

    Fish mimicking octopus mimicking fish!

    The Mimic Octopus (Thaumoctopus mimicus) has been known for some years for its ability to mimic flatfish, lionfish and seasnakes.  A recent discovery in Indonesia adds a whole new twist to this story.  The Black-marble Jawfish (Stalix cf. histrio) mimics the M

  • Lifelong Learning

    2012 update

    The Museum 2 You display is rapidly coming together and we look forward to seeing the display in regional NSW by May this year.