Category: Science

This week in Fish: Barnyard of Fishes

This week we feature a veritable barnyard of angry, dancing fishes - Cownose Ray, Blackfin Pigfish, Ferocious Puffer and Eastern Hulafish.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 01 Feb 2013

Foundation Supports Torres Strait Art Project

One of the many joys of being a fundraiser is being able to generate support for valuable projects that make a difference.

By: Juliet Gauchat, Category: Science, Date: 23 Jan 2013

Sydney Fiji Day 2012

How and why did the Australian Museum participate in the Sydney Fiji Day 2012 Festivities?

By: Ms Thelma Thomas, Category: Science, Date: 16 Jan 2013

Pacific Youth Reconnection Project

What is it, why is it needed and how is the Museum involved?

By: Ms Thelma Thomas, Category: Science, Date: 16 Jan 2013

Museum Research Associate wins John Mulvaney Book Award

Our research associates continue to produce award-winning publications.

By: Maxine Kauter, Category: Science, Date: 15 Jan 2013

Huge, Green Flying Frog discovered in the lowland forests of Vietnam

Meet Helen’s Flying Frog (Rhacophorus helenae). A huge, green, “flying” frog that, up until now, was completely unknown to science.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 08 Jan 2013

Ghost Net art: Sea Blanket

The Museum has purchased Gur Atkamlu (Sea Blanket), a work by Indigenous artists from Darnley Island Arts Centre (Erub Erwer Meta).

By: Ms Rebecca Fisher, Category: Science, Date: 12 Dec 2012

The Macquarie Street Lion

The King of the Jungle has made his way from an office in the heart of Sydney's CBD to a new 'den' in the Museum.

By: Dr Sandy Ingleby, Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 10 Dec 2012

The strangest tadpole?

Bearing curved black 'fangs', the tadpole of the Vampire Flying Frog Rhacophorus vampyrus from Vietnam is one of the strangest.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 10 Dec 2012

Balinese Expressions # 3: Leo Haks Visit

Generous donor of Balinese Modernist Art visits Australian Museum.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 07 Dec 2012