Media Releases Archives

July 2016

  • 26 July 2016

    Sculpture scoops Waterhouse people's prizes

    One Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize work has scooped the pool, winning both the People’s Choice Dr Wendy Wickes Memoriam Prize and the newly-created Scientists’ Choice Award:  Abor Sole by NSW (Bega) sculptor Ulan Murray.

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  • 26 July 2016

    State Fossil Emblem Public Vote

    South Australians can help choose our new state fossil emblem by voting for their favourite ancient marine creature. One of four different fossils that lived 645 to 542 million years ago in the Ediacaran hills of the Flinders Ranges, will join South Australia’s existing emblems of the Sturt’s desert pea, the hairy-nosed wombat, the opal gemstone and the leafy sea dragon.

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  • 01 July 2016

    In memoriam

    Mr Brian Oldman, Director of the South Australian Museum and Mr Antony Simpson, President of the Waterhouse Club, issue the following statement upon hearing the news of the passing of Mr Steven Riley PSM.

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