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.

Australian National Maritime Museum

03 May 2019

A MMAPSS intern reports for duty
A hammerhead shark. Image: EXTREME-PHOTOGRAPHER via istock.

03 Apr 2019

So you think you know a thing or two about sharks
Award-wining photographer Michael Aw discusses his passion for conservation and wildlife photography.

28 Feb 2019

Capturing nature, before it disappears
Black tip reef shark. Image: Global_Pics/iStock.

05 Feb 2019

Thinking about sharks
Apply for funding - MMAPSS Grants and Internships

01 Feb 2019

MMAPSS grants and internships open
Friends of Tasman Island, Wildcare Inc. Image: via Rachel Chesmer.

31 Jan 2019

Following the Tasman Light
Ghost net turtle in the water of Erub Island. Image: Erub Arts.

30 Jan 2019

Ghost nets
Sunset over Needles

18 Oct 2018

Caring for collections at 'Maat' Lighthouse

16 Apr 2018

Underwater photographers in the field