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  • Profile of the talk's presenter, Shirley Slack-Smith

    25 May 2010

    Life along the Leeuwin Current: seashells of the Central West and Houtman Abrolhos

    Shirley Slack-Smith Curator of Molluscs, Aquatic Zoology

    The marine biota of the Geraldton coasts and of the Houtman Abrolhos islands provide an interesting case study in biodiversity. The off-shore, south-flowing Leeuwin current and the cooler, in-shore counter-current bring to those areas different suites of marine molluscs that are adapted to these different environments.

    Join Shirley Slack-Smith as she looks at how these highly diverse organisms compete with one another or even depend upon one another for a place to live and thrive.

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    Western Australian Museum

  • Dr Mikael Siversson presents his talk

    25 May 2010

    The rise of super predatory sharks

    Delivered by Dr Mikael Siversson Curator of Palaeontology, Earth and Planetary Sciences

    For 140 million years, ichthyosaurs and pliosaurs ruled the oceans as supreme top predators. Their reign came to an abrupt end shortly after the rise of giant lamniform sharks, 100 million years ago.

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  • PB learning to dive, London Polytechnic, 1964

    25 May 2010

    Patrick Baker: 36 years of shipwreck photography –Gallery 1

    Patrick Baker is the Western Australian Museum's shipwrecks photographer. This series of photo galleries explores his amazing career and catalogues the photos taken between 1970 - 2005. This first gallery focuses on the photos of Patrick in field.

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    Photo Galleries
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  • Nick Cave, 2007

    25 May 2010

    Nick Cave – the exhibition

    This gallery contains a selection of images that were on display during Nick Cave - the exhibition held at Western Australian Museum - Perth from the 23rd May - 19th July 2009.

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    Photo Galleries
    Western Australian Museum

  • Bernice Sara

    25 May 2010

    Look West – The Photoshoot

    On the 20th November 2009, the Western Australian Museum proudly launched Exposed! The story of swimwear with a fashion parade of local Western Australian designers called ‘Look West! Western Australian Swimwear Design Summer 2009-10’ at the Western Australian Museum – Maritime. This is a gallery of the photoshoot from that function.

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    Photo Galleries
    Western Australian Museum

  • Heat Seeker

    25 May 2010

    Look West! – The Parade

    On the 20th November 2009, the Western Australian Museum proudly launched Exposed! The story of swimwear with a fashion parade of local Western Australian designers called ‘Look West! Western Australian Swimwear Design Summer 2009-10’ at the Western Australian Museum – Maritime. This is a gallery of the fashion parade from that function.

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    Photo Galleries
    Western Australian Museum

  • Profile of Janine Barrand talking about her exhibition

    25 May 2010

    Nick Cave Floor Talk

    Curator's floor talk

    Watch the Arts Centre Curator, Janine Barrand, as she discusses Nick Cave – the exhibition and the objects on display.

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    Video
    Danny Murphy

  • Nick Cave, 2007

    24 Jun 2009

    Nick Cave: the exhibition photo gallery

    This photo gallery contains a selection of images that feature in Nick Cave: the exhibition, on show at the Western Australian Museum from 23 May – 19 July 2009.

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    Photo Galleries
    Western Australian Museum