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.

Award-wining photographer Michael Aw discusses his passion for conservation and wildlife photography.

28 Feb 2019

Capturing nature, before it disappears
Scott Gustetter, swimmer, at the 2002 Gay Games. © Paul Freeman Reproduced courtesy of Paul Freeman.

19 Feb 2019

Sea of Rainbow
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
Monsters of the Deep

31 Oct 2018

Monsters of the deep
On March 26 2012 Cameron made a record-breaking solo dive to the earth’s deepest point, the bottom of the Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench. Image: Mark Thiessen/NatGeoCreative.

28 Sep 2018

Full Ocean Depth
Container cushions

21 Sep 2018

What percentage of goods do you think travel by sea?