How to request specimens and tissues for research from the WA Museum Terrestrial Vertebrates department.
Loan of specimens are available to researchers and students for a temporary period. Loans are at the discretion of the Curator for that department. We will send the requested material to your state museum where you can view the specimens (see downloads section of this page for loans form).
Loans of tissue samples are available to researchers and students. Samples will depend on the availability of specimen material and at the discretion of the Curator (see downloads section of this page for tissue loans form).
Visiting the collections for research
Students and researchers are encouraged to visit the Collections and Research centre at the WA Museum - Welshpool. Visits are by appointment only during normal business hours. Please contact the relevant Curator for information regarding what specimens are available and to arrange a suitable time to visit.