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Australian dinosaurs are known mostly from fragmentary fossils, although these show that Australia had a unique, diverse high-latitude dinosaurian fauna. New discoveries of relatively complete dinosaurs from Queensland, however, are putting Australia on the global dinosaur map and opening up a ‘new frontier’ for dinosaur research.
First census of Australian coral reef polychaetes
To learn more about the types and distributions of polychaete species inhabiting Australia’s coral reefs, Museum scientists are conducting a census, using specimens from museum collections and new material to be collected during expeditions in 2009.
Surviving Australia Exhibition
Get close to some intriguing Australian fauna.
Atlas of Living Australia
The Atlas of Living Australia is an initiative to improve access to information on Australia’s biodiversity.
Records of the Australian Museum
Issues of the Records of the Australian Museum are published three times a year and circulated to 84 countries. All that is published in print is, soon afterwards, also freely available online.
Evolution of Australian Biota
The Evolution of Australian Biota study days opened in Sydney this week.
Australian Museum announces Australian Museum Research Institute
Monday 11 August, 2014, 10am.
Where will the next volcano erupt in Australia?
The volcanic future of Australia is revealed.
Trailblazers talks at Australian Museum
Friday 5 February 2016 - Hear Australia’s greatest living explorers.
Australian Lungfish, Neoceratodus forsteri
There are six species of lungfishes: four in Africa, one in South America and a single species, the Australian Lungfish in Australia.
Birds of Australia exhibition (S1) - Teacher Notes
Students investigate birds in this self-guided activity the Birds of Australia exhibition.
Treasures of Australia and the World Revealed in New Podcast Series Starring Charles Wooley
The Australian Museum presents new podcast series Treasures that reveals the stories behind treasures of Australia and the world, featuring Charles Wooley.
Where the heck are the Austral and Gambier Islands?
If you are like me, you've never heard of these islands, but I (along with three of my colleagues) joined an expedition to go there.
Australian theropod dinosaurs
The Australian theropod dinosaur fossil record is extremely limited. Triassic and Jurassic theropod fossils are almost unknown. Most Australian theropod fossils come from the Early to mid-Cretaceous, and are often trace fossils such as footprints. Originally, theropods were part of the global fauna, but as Gondwana drifted southwards, the Australian fauna became more distinctively different. Today, the theropods survive as living birds.
Australian Angelshark, Squatina australis Regan, 1906
The Australian Angelshark is a bottom-dwelling species that can be recognised by its depressed body and large pectoral fins that are not fully joined to the head. In Australia it occurs from New South Wales, around the south of the country including Tasmania, and north to south-western Western Australia.