Museum Articles

Image of the skeletal structure of a fish

Collecting and identifying fish

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Black house spider - Badumna insignis

Sydney Funnel-web vs. Black-house

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Picture of Myzostome parasite, from crinoid host.

Parasites are fun!

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Scientists processing specimens on back of boat

Always take the weather with you

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Artists impression of foyer space with whales

News for the New Museum for Western Australia

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Museums and Freedom of Speech

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Image courtesy of HJ Watson Collection Western Australian Museum

Timeline

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Image courtesy of West Australian (newspaper) – No Survivors, 50th Anniversery Issue

History of HMAS Sydney (II)

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Image courtesy of Battye Library (5545b/7)

Battle with the HSK Kormoran

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Image courtesy of Sea Power Centre – Australia

Conspiracies Surrounding HMAS Sydney (II)

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Photo courtesy of Geraldton Guardian, photographer Gary Warner

Research and Findings on HMAS Sydney (II)

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Photographed by David Mearns, Copyright of Finding Sydney Foundation Ltd

Finding HMAS Sydney (II)

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Photographed by David Mearns, Copyright of Finding Sydney Foundation Ltd

The Cole Inquiry

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Photographed by David Mearns, Copyright of Finding Sydney Foundation Ltd

The Historic Shipwreck Act

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A gorge surrounded by rocky formations

Birds of the Kimberley

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a tiny marine snail with a pointy shell on an feather star

Postgraduate research: exploring patterns of diversity in marine gastropods in the Pilbara

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a tiny brown mammal eats a moth on red stony soil

Exciting postgraduate research projects studying the genetic diversity of Pilbara fauna

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Trapdoor Spider, genus Idiosoma

WA Bugs - what to watch out for

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Underwater photograph of the James Matthews during archaeological excavations, 1976

In-situ preservation of shipwrecks

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Image of the mineral Malachite with associated pyromorphite.

A short history of the mineralogy collection

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Image of a juvenile Giant Frog

WA Frogs

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ANZANG exhibition

ANZANG: under construction

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Image of the leucistic magpie on Museum grounds

A Grey Magpie?

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Close up view of a conserved fabric

Conservation of a 17th century chalice veil from New Norcia

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Main mass (12.4 t) of the Mundrabilla meteorite on route to the Western Australian Museum

Meteorite Collection

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Image of a Noisy Scrub-bird

Birds under threat in our South West

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Photo of a man climbing out of a hole taken during a subterranean biology field trip.

Collecting in the Dark Zone

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Christmas Island

Remarkable travels of migratory birds

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Boy bowling at Fastest Arm in the West

On Now: Do you have the Fastest Arm in the West?

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Image of a yellow diamond from the Kimberley

The story of diamonds in Western Australia

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Image of a grey nurse shark specimen.

Marine predators from the Cretaceous

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Diver examining Kimberley reef as part of the Woodside Collection Project

Kimberley Marine Life – The Woodside Collection Project

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Ruby Seadragon through X-ray radiograph.

Meet Ruby – WA’s new seadragon discovery that’s been 100 years in the making

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Lobster

Lobsters, rock lobsters and crayfish

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Image of an orange-yellow sea star photographed near Cassini Island, Kimberley

Amazing Sea Stars

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Image of a Red-back spider sitting on a leaf

Redback spider bite - what to do

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