Latest blog entries

A little tiger on the prowl

The newly described Tiger Sandgoby, Nesogobius tigrinus might be small but it is out on the prowl for a mate.

By: Amanda Hay, Category: AMRI, Date: 26 May 2016

Our Global Neighbours: King Solomon and Spanish dreams in Melanesia

Layers of history in Solomon Islands: people, culture and collections.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 26 May 2016

King of the Blue Mountains

New geological discoveries in the mineral rich Jenolan Caves have reignited interest and sparked discussion about the region’s history.

By: Ms Ellie Downing , Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 25 May 2016

Papunya: A Precious Collection of the Australian Museum

The Papunya paintings are an Australian national treasure and the Australian Museum's most impressive collection of western desert art.

By: Kate Khan, Category: AMRI, Date: 24 May 2016

AMplify: Episode 9, Keren Ruki

This week, CEO and Executive Director Kim McKay speaks with Creative Producer Keren Ruki about the significance of the Pacific Collections.

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 23 May 2016

Is the demand for amphibians as pets threatening their survival in the wild?

The global trade in wildlife threatens more than just rhinos, elephants and tigers: amphibians are also at risk

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Timothy Cutajar, Category: AMRI, Date: 23 May 2016

Walking in the footsteps of giants

Searching for Guadalcanal’s lost mammals and a new period of scientific expedition in Solomon Islands

By: Tyrone Lavery, Category: AMRI, Date: 20 May 2016

Wildlife Airstrikes: An unusual exception to the rule

The story of one little bird’s encounter with a helicopter and its legacy of helping humans to avoid such encounters in the future.

By: Alexandra Nuttall, Category: AMRI, Date: 17 May 2016

AMplify: Episode 8, Trailblazers Talks – Tim Cope

Join long-rider Tim Cope for an evening on the Eurasian Steppe.

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 17 May 2016

DigiVol's five year anniversary celebrations

Volunteers, staff, sponsors and colleagues enjoyed cocktails under the whale to celebrate five fantastic years of DigiVol. 

By: Leonie Prater, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 May 2016