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This week in Fish: Packing and interview

It was packing week.  Amanda and Sally have worked hard to amass all the gear required for our upcoming trip to Timor Leste.  More on that topic to come.  Mark's interview with Radio Eastside is now online. As to 'fishy stuff', there was plenty of it.  Thank you all for your contributions.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 10 Aug 2012

Fashion Less Waste 2012 awards announced

The judges have made their decisions...
 

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: At The Museum, Date: 07 Aug 2012

This week in Fish: Keita Koeda visiting

This week saw the addition of plenty of new movies and images.  PhD student, Keita Koeda from the University of the Ryukyus is visiting for a few weeks to examine bullseye fishes.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 03 Aug 2012

Mapping the North Sea Fisheries: O.T. Olsen’s Piscatorial Atlas (1883)

Sometimes the most ordinary-looking books house hidden treasures.

By: Emma Gray, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 03 Aug 2012

What do our Members think about the Museum?

It’s an exciting time at the Australia Museum, in the midst of special exhibitions, tours, sleepovers, walks and night talks. Let’s hear what our renewing members have to say...  

By: Chanele Moss, Category: At The Museum, Date: 02 Aug 2012

Reflections on Madagascar

Australian Museum Members and conservation biologist, Dr Steven Goodman set off to Madagascar to discover the rare flora and fauna of this island nation.

By: Chanele Moss, Category: Science, Date: 02 Aug 2012

Our Dino in China: Hitting the Wall

Our puppet dinosaur, Winny the Muttaburrasaurus, is on a mission to the Beijing Museum of Natural History. Dino Operator and Visitor Events Co-ordinator David Bock writes about the group's trip to the Great Wall of China.  

By: Mr David Bock, Category: At The Museum, Date: 01 Aug 2012

Our Dino in China: A Busy Day in Beijing

Our puppet dinosaur, Winny the Muttaburrasaurus, is on a mission to the Beijing Museum of Natural History. Dino Operator and Visitor Events Co-ordinator David Bock discusses a busy day of shows and explorations.

By: Mr David Bock, Category: At The Museum, Date: 01 Aug 2012

Our Dino in China: The Justin Beiber of Dinosaurs

Our puppet dinosaur, Winny the Muttaburrasaurus, is on a mission to the Beijing Museum of Natural History. Dino Operator and Visitor Events Co-ordinator David Bock reports on Winny's first (big) day of shows.

By: Mr David Bock, Category: At The Museum, Date: 01 Aug 2012

Cataloguing the Egyptian Collection before digitisation

For many years Museum scientists have had access to copies (microfiche and more recently digital) of the important specimen and object Collection Registers. What was it like before copies were available?

By: Patricia Egan, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 01 Aug 2012