The oldest-known European depiction of an Australasian cockatoo has been discovered in a Holy Roman Emperor’s falconry guide.
Patience is one of Peggy Rismiller’s finest qualities, which is what makes her Australia’s most successful echidna expert.
In his last days, cooped up in a jail cell, Ned Kelly wrote that he had never killed an innocent man. But a new study refutes this, arguing that Kelly was directly responsible for the death of an innocent quarryman.
The Australian Museum has officially opened its new permanent exhibition, 200 treasures of the Australian Museum, in partnership with Westpac. The exhibition— staged in the Long Gallery, Australia’s oldest museum gallery— now holds some of the country’s most precious items. These are some of the highlights.
So what do we do with them?
The first European settlers in Australia used a dizzying array of flora and fauna in their kitchens – but they cooked them in a traditional British style.
Wax cylinders hold the only known recordings of any indigenous Tasmanian language.