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Category: Museullaneous

The 2000s - Mr Blobby and the Information Superhighway

 With a face only a mother could love.

By: Rose Docker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 Sep 2017

1990s: Museum scientists are always on the lookout for interesting new discoveries

 The first step towards successful conservation is to know the creature exists.

By: Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 11 Sep 2017

1980's: Repatriation - a significant step towards the future

 In 1981 Anthropologists celebrated the ‘return to Vanuatu of an important ceremonial slit drum … one of only five surviving in the world’.

By: Ms Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 04 Sep 2017

1970s: Reaching Out

 ‘What’s got four wheels, is stuffed with life and provides an important service to the community?’

By: Rose Docker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 28 Aug 2017

1960s: The Times They Are A Changing

Bob Dylan’s famous anthem ‘The times they are a changin’ recorded in 1963 – wasn’t about the Australian Museum but it could have been.

By: Rose Docker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 17 Aug 2017

Facelift for the Future

Conservators, designers and historians prepare for the opening of 200 Treasures of the Australian Museum in the Westpac Long Gallery.

By: Melinda Ham, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 16 Aug 2017

1950s: ….colour, good design and simplicity

  Enabling scientific information to be presented in an interesting way

By: Ms Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 08 Aug 2017

AMplify ep 35: AM Live with Dr Simon Longstaff

In this episode of AM Live, Dr Simon Longstaff offers engaging approaches to teaching children how to think and behave ethically.

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 08 Aug 2017

AMplify ep 34: Laura McBride - Creative Producer, Indigenous Programs

CEO Kim McKay catches up with Laura McBride, AM's Creative Producer - Indigenous Programs during NAIDOC Week 2017. 

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 31 Jul 2017

1940s: The Australian Museum - Breaking Out

 ‘Museum’s are not morgues and should expand along modern lines.’

By: Rose Docker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 27 Jul 2017