Discover stories behind the latest exhibitions, fascinating explorations into maritime science and archaeology, and the surprising details of what happens inside (and outside) a modern working museum.

A hammerhead shark. Image: EXTREME-PHOTOGRAPHER via istock.

03 Apr 2019

So you think you know a thing or two about sharks
Black tip reef shark. Image: Global_Pics/iStock.

05 Feb 2019

Thinking about sharks
Ghost net turtle in the water of Erub Island. Image: Erub Arts.

30 Jan 2019

Ghost nets

30 Jul 2015

Shark attack in Sydney Harbour

30 Apr 2015

A fishing boat called Freedom: the story of Tu Do

05 Mar 2015

Turning the Plastic Tide

24 Nov 2014

Make your own marine creatures

17 Nov 2014

Creating art from ghost nets

15 Jun 2013

Stories of growing up in Australia