Near complete Southern hairy-nosed wombat skeleton

Evidence that wombats are alive and well in Western Australia

Wombats in Western Australia – feared to be extinct in the 1980s – are alive and well. A recent expedition to the Nullarbor Plain, led by WA Museum Curator of Mammalogy, Dr Kenny Travouillon, found two near-complete Southern Hairy-nosed Wombat skeletons indicating the population is recovering. Dr Travouillon said the find was exciting for Western…

Your 2021 FameLab Australia State Semi-Finalists are here!

We are very proud to announce the semi-finalists for each State in the 2021 FameLab Australia competition! FameLab Australia supports early to mid career researchers by facilitating networking opportunities, science-communication skill growth and providing the opportunity to share their research with the world. In 2021 we have worked diligently to provide the best possible online…

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…