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…

Delivering Environmental Excellence

Woodside’s social contribution strategy focuses on creating capacity through long-term, strategic investment in its communities. The Foundation for the WA Museum has developed a unique and highly successful partnership with Woodside and the WA Museum spanning an impressive 20 years. Delivering award winning education and research outcomes, the partnership has strong links to STEM (Science,…

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.

20 Years of Scientific Discovery

Since 1998, Woodside has partnered with the WA Museum to understand the biodiversity of northwest Australia in the Dampier Archipelago and the Kimberley regions. The Foundation for the WA Museum has become increasingly involved in the partnership since 2003 and has worked with the Museum and Woodside to explore project opportunities and develop and support…