Burrup Peninsula’s Micro Museum

The North West Shelf Visitors Centre on the Burrup Peninsula have their own micro Museum thanks to a partnership between the Western Australian Museum and Woodside. At the North West Shelf Project Visitor Centre find out more about one of the world’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects. Located on a rise, the centre provides spectacular…

True North wins

True North Wins

The Major Prize Package in the Channel 7 We Love Museums Lottery includes a 5 day adventure aboard True North to the Rowley Shoals off the North West Coast of Western Australia. True North are renowned for their high quality adventures and they’ve once again won a huge amount of awards to prove it. Here…

Shallow Water Seastars

In June renowned WA Museum scientist, 90-year-old Loisette Marsh, launched her magnum opus – a field guide to Australian seastars. Loisette created the book using field notes from her biological expeditions to the far-flung coasts of Western Australia. She is one of only two scientists in Australia who specialise in echinoderm (marine invertebrates including seastars,…

FameLab Academy 2020 - Performer Mireyah

FameLab Academy 2020

FameLab Academy Australia “Revolutionising Science Communication in WA schools” FameLab Academy is a schools’ initiative that challenges Year 9 and Year 10 students to communicate a topic of their choice in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths (STEM). FameLab Academy is a sister competition to Cheltenham Festival’s FameLab, the world’s leading science communication competition which finds and mentors young STEM researchers to…

Inspiring STEM Stars

FameLab Academy 2020 is finally here! The FameLab team at the Foundation for the WA Museum have been hard at work to help Year 9 and 10 students from WA schools to live their dreams with some of Australia’s top STEM talent! On Wednesday we live stream FameLab Academy from Cecil Andrews College so that…

Science Communication Training

Before the world knew what COVID-19 was or how it would impact our lives in such an unprecedented way, our FameLab 2019 contestants were gathered together to experience the brilliance that Dallas Campbell has to offer in the way of communication training, travelling to us from the Cheltenham Science Festival’s Team in the United Kingdom. Dallas…