Garypus ranalliorum

Your Family Species

The Ranalli family are long term supporters of the Foundation for the WA Museum. In an auction benefiting the Discovery Endowment Fund, the Ranalli family won the opportunity to have a never before discovered species named after them! We asked Robert Ranalli some questions about why they choose to support the Foundation for the WA…

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…