Media Releases

Recent Releases

Dr John (Jack) Horner Jurassic World: The Exhibition at Melbourne Museum with World-Famous Paleontologist Jack Horner as Special Guest Melbourne Museum and Imagine Exhibitions announce that Jack Horner, one of the best known paleontologists in the world, will be attending the opening night of Jurassic World: The Exhibition. MELBOURNE MUSEUM 13 Mar 2016
Mouse Endangered Smoky Mouse Defies the Odds in Grampians National Park Results published today in the CSIRO journal Wildlife Research reveal that a resilient population of Smoky Mice has persisted for over 40 years. MUSEUM VICTORIA 14 Jan 2016
stick insect World first captive breeding program of Rare Giant Stick Insect succeeds at Museum Victoria Lady Gaga (Ctenomorpha gargantua) – Australia's largest stick insect – will have grandchildren. MUSEUM VICTORIA 08 Jan 2016
Nudibranch Museum Victoria publishes Nudibranchs and related molluscs field guide Museum Victoria has released Nudibranchs and related molluscs as part of the Museum Victoria Marine Field Guide series. MUSEUM VICTORIA 10 Dec 2015
Royal Exhibition Building Designers announced for Royal Exhibition Building project The Royal Exhibition Building Protection and Promotion Project has moved into the design phase with Museum Victoria announcing the appointment of Lovell Chen. ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING 23 Nov 2015
Museum Victoria Scientists Announce Discovery of a Hog-nosed Rat As part of an international research team, Museum Victoria scientists have discovered a new species of mammal, Hyorhinomys stuempkei. MUSEUM VICTORIA 06 Oct 2015
link to media release Growling Grass Frog growls for attention Scientific study finds the vulnerable Growling Grass Frog under increasing threat from rapid urbanisation in Melbourne. MUSEUM VICTORIA 01 Sep 2015
link to media release Individual Excellence Award A Senior Curator at Museum Victoria, Deborah Tout-Smith, has received a prestigious Victorian Museum Award from Museums Australia (Victoria) MUSEUM VICTORIA 11 Aug 2015