Latest blog entries

baya-ngara: read/speak knowledge – Because of her, we can

This NAIDOC Week we celebrate the contributions of Joyce Clague, the first Aboriginal person to join the Australian Museum Trust.

By: Nathan Sentance, Category: At The Museum, Date: 13 Jul 2018

Nyoman Mandra (1946-2018)

The maestro of Kamasan art Nyoman Mandra passed away.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 11 Jul 2018

World-first mapping of complete Koala genome brings hope for the icon's future

Australian Museum scientists are co-leading groundbreaking genomic research of one of Australia’s most iconic species – the koala.

By: Claire Vince, Category: Science, Date: 03 Jul 2018

Carboys and cinder cones

Filtering seawater and sediment to identify marine biodiversity in the Northern Mariana Islands

By: Dr Joseph DiBattista, Category: AMRI, Date: 29 Jun 2018

Mixing mala: how genetics informs threatened species management

A recently published population genetic study of mala (rufous hare-wallabies) has provided a way forward for conservation efforts.

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Dr Linda Neaves, Category: AMRI, Date: 22 Jun 2018

In-tree-guing new marsupials discovered!

New tree-kangaroo species recognised in landmark genetic study.

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Dr Sally Potter, Prof. Rebecca Johnson, Category: AMRI, Date: 21 Jun 2018

The latest on the frogs of Australia, New Zealand & the Pacific

Experts highlight the unique frogs of the Australasia region and summarise the challenges facing their conservation.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: AMRI, Date: 21 Jun 2018

Citizens rise!

The Australian Museum’s citizen science projects are helping change the world for the better.

By: Alice Gage, Category: explore, Date: 20 Jun 2018

Live at the AM podcast: HumanNature series – Mike Hulme

Hear Mike Hulme, University of Cambridge, unravel how different human cultures give shape and meaning to the idea of climate.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 18 Jun 2018

Unwelcome visitors

The AM welcomes visitors through the front doors but we sometimes need to wage war against some of those that sneak in the back!

By: Dr Mandy Reid, Category: AMRI, Date: 14 Jun 2018