Museum Articles

A brightly coloured sea creature in the ocean

National Science Week 2020 - see the videos

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COVID-19

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An artwork representing the Pig-footed Bandicoot, published in Gould’s Mammals of Australia (1845).

The tale (or tail) of an extraordinary marsupial

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Max Cramer

Our WA Day Heroes

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The WA Museum commissioned photographer Rebecca Mansell to document places and scenes in Perth and Fremantle depicting the impact of COVID-19 on the community.

Collecting COVID-19

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International Day for Biological Diversity

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Australian Pig-footed Bandicoot illustration by Peter Schouten

Statement from Australia's Natural History Museum Directors

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An eel-tailed catfish Neosilurus sp

Three grants awarded to the Western Australian Museum to describe new species in Western Australia

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Chaeropus yirratji, a newly discovered species of pig-footed bandicoot, illustrated by Peter Schouten.

WA Science Stories from 2019

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Caption: Fremantle, Western Australia

International Migrants Day 2019

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Night Sky: Proposals Sought from Nyoongar Artists

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The purple-loving barnacle

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World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day

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Barnacle Lepas anserifera

Barnacles: The Forgotten Species

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Micro-molluscs

Never Underestimate The Power Of Molluscs

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Goniobranchus leopardus

Nudibranchs, The Rock Stars Of Our Oceans

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Underwater diver Dr Jane Formont

Ocean Cleaners Under Threat

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Professor Barbara York Main, OAM

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Win a trip to London and a $1000 wardrobe from DFO!

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New name for a tropical whip sponge

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Kylie exhibition promotion

CEO Blog February 2019

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"A woman is carefully explaining a Museum object to another woman at an exhibition."

International Women's Day

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End violence against women 16DaysInWA

16 Days in WA

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Children walking on stilt-like equipment in a play space

Perth Cutural Centre play space is open to explore

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"Light and dark grey, and orange pieces of paper make up the shape of a possum."

Kids Co-creating

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"Old b&w photo shows three young men looking at large whale skeleton."

Name the Blue Whale

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"A woman holds up a small chalkboard that reads 'Karla'. Text reads 'Home'."

One State, many languages

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Build-a-Bug

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"A woman looks a young girl, who looks back at her smiling."

Because of Her, We Can

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"Construction site showing large metal structural beams against a blue sky."

Steel Trusses Soar Above Site

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Transcribing a Snapshot in Time

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A micro-CT scan of a sponge barnacle inside its host sponge. most of the sponge tissue has been removed from the image revealing the barnacle within.

Australia's Diverse Sponge Barnacles

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One State, many languages

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Credit: WA Museum

Because of Her, We Can - NAIDOC 2018

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"A gold and ivory necklace."

Collection Highlight: Bully Hayes' Necklace

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"Assorted geometric shapes in blue, pink, grey and black."

Psychedelic Wonderland of Colour - The World of Minerals

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