Discover stories behind the latest exhibitions, fascinating explorations into maritime science and archaeology, and the surprising details of what happens inside (and outside) a modern working museum.

Bull kelp washed up onto the shore of King Island. Image Justin Gilligan

03 Sep 2021

The life and loss of kelp: Shining a light on Australia's Great Southern Reef
Artist's impression of Fabien Cousteau's Proteus™. Concept designs by Yves Béhar and fuseproject. Image courtesy Fabien Cousteau Ocean Learning Center

15 Jul 2021

Engineering the impossible: The Proteus™ underwater habitat
Dr Carlie Wiener (second from left) speaking at the House Committee Hearing. Image courtesy Catherine Anderson

29 Sep 2020

Fast Five: Quick questions with Dr Carlie Wiener
Image: Matt Hardy, Unsplash

04 Aug 2020

Fast Five: Quick questions with some of Australia's most important ocean defenders
Fern New Zealand

16 Mar 2020

Recognising the first anniversary of the Christchurch mosque attacks
Photograph of a woman digging on an archaeological site

04 Feb 2020

Digging for answers: Ten questions with Dr Anne Musser
Waves

13 Dec 2019

Encounters around Australia: Investigating our history