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CONTENTS

OPINION

From the Director
Kim McKay makes an entrance

In this issue
Your guide to this edition’s stories

Building capacity
Training young scientists in Southeast Asia by Jodi Rowley

Reptiles and amphibians of Australia
reviewed by Chris Hosking

Members message
Serena Todd’s guide to upcoming events

FEATURES

Opening our doors
Preparing for the Museum’s first exhibition by Rose Docker

Special feature
25 years of the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes

Douglas Grant: Aboriginal Digger
His was an accomplished yet tragic life by Elizabeth McKinnon

Life among the Aztecs
Life could be hard for Aztec commoners by Fran Dorey

Meeting Hal Cogger
A living legend of Australian natural history by Maxine Kauter

Bilum in the Maketi Ples
A traditional weaving technique finds new expression by Yvonne Carrillo-Huffman

What on earth is a goniometer?
It was state-of-the-art apparatus … in 1902 by Patricia Egan

Remembering Harry Wickham
He brought two surprising gifts from the Solomons by Scott Mitchell

FAVOURITES

Musings
What’s new in culture

Australian Museum Foundation
The Drier collection comes home by Mandy Reid

Xplorer young scientist liftout
Crystal world centre

Xplanations
Search > Discover

In your backyard
with Martyn Robinson

Photofeast
Getting up close to crystal

Members events
Travel, talks and more