Latest blog entries

A Fishy Tale from 1926

In 1925, Museum staff were contracted to prepare fish exhibits for the Fijian Government. Unfortunately, all did not go to plan.

By: Patricia Egan, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 06 Feb 2013

Meet the Streamwatch Team

At the beginning of the 2013 the Australian Museum took over the running of Streamwatch a community water quality monitoring program.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 05 Feb 2013

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

On unicorns...

This beautifully preserved book is a scientific examination into unicorns and other horned beasts dating from 1645.

By: Emma Gray, Category: Museullaneous, 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

Alexander the Great teacher surveys

We surveyed teachers about their personal and professional usage of digital technologies.

By: Chris Lang, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 18 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

What are museums for?

Two interesting reports came across my desk over the break that address this key question...

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 15 Jan 2013