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In pictures: The opening of Whales | Tohora

Aboriginal and Maori Elders, community and staff came together to bless the exhibition and celebrate these majestic creatures.

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 22 Oct 2018

Insects at the centre of our world

Aussie Entomologists converged on Alice Springs last month to share their research and learn more about just how important insects are...

By: Dr Tim Lee, Category: AMRI, Date: 03 Oct 2018

Podcast – Lunchtime Lecture Series: What makes Layne Beachley tick?

The inspiring Layne Beachley, seven-times world surfing champion, recorded live in conversation with AM Director Kim McKay.

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 03 Oct 2018

The Last Supper

AMRI staff use DNA to uncover some of the mystery surrounding the diet and behaviour of the Smalltooth Cookiecutter Shark.

By: Sally Reader, Amanda Hay, Andrew King, Category: AMRI, Date: 03 Oct 2018

Interview: Competition judges on the role of nature photography and how you can win next year

A chat with Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2018 judges Stanley Breeden and David Evans.

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 02 Oct 2018

International collaborations to conserve amazing amphibians

A short visit with the Australian Museum Herpetology team was the latest step in our long-term collaboration.

By: Le Thi Thuy Duong, Category: AMRI, Date: 28 Sep 2018

Ruby diversity, Asia to Australia

Study by the AM compared genesis of rubies from two continents at first International Mineralogical Association meeting held in Australia

By: Lin Sutherland, Category: AMRI, Date: 21 Sep 2018

Celebrating a milestone: Digivol completes 1 million tasks!

The Australian Museum's trailblazing digitisation program hits the 1 million-mark. 

By: Rhiannon Stephens, Category: Science, Date: 20 Sep 2018

Endeavour Sports High School visits the Australian Museum

The Australian Museum education team welcome more than 47,000 students through the door each year for self-guided and educator-led programs.

By: Vanessa Gardos, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 18 Sep 2018

Interactive map: Finalist images of the Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2018

Browse the interactive map showing the locations, species information and photographer statements for each of the 99 finalist images.

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 18 Sep 2018