Platypus milked for venom for the first time


The Australian Reptile Park’s general manager Tim Faulkner has, for the first time, successfully milked a platypus for its venom, which will now be used by researchers to determine whether or not it could have health benefits.

Highlights from the 2017 AG Society Awards Gala


The Australian Geographic Society Awards dinner was held in Sydney on the 1st of this month. Among the nearly 400 guests were noted conservationists, adventurers and inspiring Aussies including Jon Muir, Susan and Michael Cusack, Tim Jarvis and ‘Shark girl’ Madison Stewart. See the video highlights.