The Rottnest Channel Swim team from the WA Museum

2021 Rottnest Channel Swim

SUPPORT YOUR WESTERN AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM CURATION AND RESEARCH TEAM Donate to the Foundation for the WA Museum to support the scientists behind the Museum! This amazing team of scientists are swimming all the way to Rottnest in the 2021 Rottnest Channel Swim to raise money for the Foundation and support the WA Museum.   DONATE…

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…

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…