Prehistoric Shark Teeth Found in Western Australia

Minderoo Grant Update Prehistoric Shark Teeth Found in Western Australia Cape Range National Park near Exmouth was once a feeding ground for some of the largest prehistoric predators that ever lived in Earth’s oceans. Western Australian Museum scientists made the discovery when they uncovered 38 teeth belonging to Carcharocles megalodon, a prehistoric shark that research…

New Museum Practical Completion Reached

The Foundation for the WA Museum wishes to congratulate the WA State Government for its continued commitment to deliver a world-class New Museum for Western Australia. Construction of the New Museum has reached practical completion, on time and within budget, and today, Culture and the Arts Minister David Templeman, unveiled the redeveloped buildings in front…

Christmas Giving and Sharing Traditions

When Christmas comes around each year, there are certain traditional elements that tend to appear. From robins and mistletoe to stockings and candy canes. All these iconic Christmas emblems share a heritage of giving and sharing. Is there another you know of? Send it through to us at foundation@fwam.com.au and we’ll add it in. The…

Christmas Party Tickets Available

Tickets to our annual Christmas event are now available for purchase. Wednesday 18 December   |    6:30pm – 8:30pm Bob’s Bar – Perth City The Foundation for the WA Museum along with the Artefact Circle Committee invite you to attend our annual Christmas fundraising party. Guests will be treated to the wonderful sounds of Perth’s…

FWAM Grants: supporting invaluable Museum projects

The inaugural FWAM Grants were awarded in 2018, thanks to the generosity of the Minderoo Foundation. Through a donation to the Foundation for the WA Museum’s Discovery Endowment Fund, the annual grants finance valuable and significant WA Museum projects, that are beyond the remit of government funding. Over the past year the WA Museum’s scientists have been beavering away on an array of projects and research.