Media releases

The South Australian Museum is a vibrant hub of activity. We invite the media to read our media releases to keep up-to-date with the goings-on at the Museum. You can also find out what our scientists are up to with Unlocked: Stories from the scientists

  • 13 March 2018

    Baby dolphin died from blunt trauma

    A post mortem recently carried out on a dolphin calf, found dead in the Port River in early January, suggests it died as a result of blunt trauma.

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  • 13 March 2018

    South Australian Museum Head of Humanities appointed to the Australian National Commission for UNESCO

    Professor John Carty has already made a huge impact on the scholarship of Aboriginal art and culture, and on the trajectories of Australian Museums working closely with Indigenous communities. He now has the opportunity to translate this leadership into global contexts, having been appointed to the Australian National Commission for UNESCO as the Commissioner for Humanities and Social Sciences.

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  • 22 February 2018

    South Australian Museum enters new high-tech era with GigCity Adelaide

    The South Australian Museum has been chosen as part of the newly approved North Terrace Cultural Precinct Innovations Hub. The hub will enable never-before-seen technological capabilities within South Australia’s most iconic cultural institutions.

    As the lead partner in the project, the South Australian Museum will join together with the South Australian Museum Foundation, the Art Gallery of South Australia, the History Trust of South Australia and the State Library of South Australia to create the inaugural North Terrace Cultural Precinct Innovations Hub.

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