The case of World War One’s curious curios

A major collection of World War One mementos, kept for almost a century in the Museum of Victoria, is the subject of a new book ‘War Trophies or Curios?’, co-authored by Matthew Flinders Fellow in History Dr Christine Winter.

Inland sea a perfect storm for opals

Australian museums and Outback fossickers can thank the events of 100 million years ago for their fossil treasures and high-quality opals, says Flinders science writer Danielle Clode.