Environmental or Conservation

The stone house was constructed in the 1880s. The Museum features local historical items of interest, including photographs, machinery, communications and cultural materials from the local area.The Stone House, The Fossil Museum, The Howard Cottage with photographs, medical and local items, rural items.
The collection consists of earth science materials: rocks, minerals, fossils, thin sections and cores. Some are displayed in glass cabinets with explanatory details. Several large teaching specimens (up to 8 tonnes each) are featured in the outdoor landscaped rock garden.Approximately 50,000 catalogued items; several thousand uncatalogued items
A permanent collection of 48 botanically accurate watercolour paintings of Australian flora by artist Dorothy Gordon, wife of Myall Park Botanic Garden's founder David Morrice Gordon A.M. Internationally recognised, the collection was displayed in the Queensland Pavilion at the Osaka Garden Expo in 1991.48 framed paintings
The museum building was formerly a Scared Heart Convent of the Sisters of Mercy; two story timber 15mts x 25mts, internal walls are stained with tongue and groove crow's ash (1946). Yarraman Railway Station (1913) and Arthur Brown's butcher shop (c.1920). The grounds contain a scrub/rainforest area, farm machinery, plant shade house, water wise garden and unique water tank system from convent days. The total area is 1.2 hectares.The collection started in October 1997. Yarraman Heritage Centre has a wide range of community involvement, manly because of the necessity to attract large fundings...
The museum's collection was commenced by the late Arther Jeffrey in 1972 and is housed in two buildings. The original museum has been moved to its present site and restored to hold memorabilia of early shire life. The main building houses Maritime and Endeavour displays, aboriginal artefacts, a photographic display and the reading room. Also on display are natural history objects including Sir Joseph Banks' plant studies, as well as coral, shell, fossil and rock collections .Significant items in the collection include the Endeavour voyage book, objects relating to Banks and Solander and their...
Following a major refurbishment, Reef HQ reopened in July 2002. Reef HQ is operated by the great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority to enhance community understanding, appreciation, experience of and support for the Great Barrier Reef and the Marine Park.

Reef HQ provides visitors with an accessible, realistic and educational coral reef experience where the principal attraction is a 2,500,000 litre living coral reef ecosystem exhibit separated by a walk through tunnel featuring a Predator exhibit with a recreation of the SS Yongala, one of the world's top wreck dives. Over 1800m2...
The Flecker Botanical Gardens are the only Wet Tropical Botanic Gardens in Australia. The gardens aim to display tropical plant species of ornamental, economic cultural and conservation value for educational, recreational and scientific purposes with emphasis on endangered species. Many tropical countries however are underdeveloped and resource-poor which places Flecker Botanic Gardens in an important position on a national and global scale in representing flora of the Wet Tropics and Equatorial regions.There are three main areas, each representing a sample of the diverse ecosystem...
Where the largest collection of Aussie wildlife roams free on 27 hectares of lush gardens and bushland, only metres from Currumbin Beach. Hand-feed lorikeets, pat kangaroos, sidle up to a snake, delight to a wildlife show, trek through the amazing rainforest aviary, cuddle a cute koala.

Experience something special around every track as you ride the miniature steam train. Tassie devils, wombats, tree kangaroos, cassowaries, dingoes, crocodiles, emus and echidnas are among the amazing range of native Australian wildlife to encounter throughout the park.Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary...
Caloundra Regional Art Gallery is a 'Category A' non-collecting gallery, curating and hiring exhibitions of national and international calibre. The Gallery's motto is 'Excellence, Education and Equity'.
Eight separate buildings: The historic pioneer house, the one teacher school, the blacksmith shop, the Government Shed are equipped. Sheds house the farm machinery, stationary engines and fir engine, while a separate museum centre contains a library, photographic and interpretive displays, taped histories and various documents relating to social history. All in bushland setting.Kimba's local history museum includes pioneer domestic and farming items, stationary engines, harness vehicles and equipment, vintage trucks and tractors, a water conservation model, schooling and communication...
Fort Glanville is the most complete example of a 19th century coastal artillery fort in Australia, retaining its original guns and comprising gun emplacements, magazines, guard room, barracks, gunners mess, officer's quarters and more. Manned by volunteer members of the Fort Glanville Historical Association who provide a unique living history interpretive display of military drill, including cannon and carbine firing. Cannons include; 2 x 10", 2 x 64lbs, 1 x 21b, 1 x 161b.3 active cannons, approx. 7 inactive, display cannons - active original carbines - 10-12 beds - various articles...
Hope Cottage is one of three built in 1857 by the Calnan family, later to become known as Faith, Hope and Charity. The Museum holds a collection of photographs, books, shipwreck articles, tractors, engines and farm machinery (some restored to working order). A tower in the grounds carries the light transferred from Tippera Reef to Cape Willoughby in 1922. There is also a working model of a eucalyptus still and a working windmill.A wide variety of different articles from early Kangaroo Island. The cottage has the normal things found in a home in the early days including the first piano...
This National Trust historic house contains 5 rooms of furniture, exhibits and photographs. There are also outdoor displays of machinery, tractors and vehicles, as well as walking trails and picnic spots with river views, a 100 hectare flora and fauna reserve, a pump shed and a paddle steamer, 'Roy'Photographs of historical value of River Boats
The Museum's collections focus on: the 1894 settler's cottage; the 1910 Congregational church and manse; the AMP Society Land Development; the Gold Escort Route of 1852; and the Wild Dog Fence which saved the fledgling colony of South Australia from failing.Approximately 1,000 items including a feral dog preserved by taxidermist, as well as photographs.
Nestling in the heart of historic Port Adelaide, the South Australian Maritime Museum is an imaginative, contemporary museum spread over three sites. The Museum's main gallery is the 1850s Bond Store which houses three floors of interactive exhibitions bringing to life the maritime history of South Australia. A short walk from the main gallery is the 1869 lighthouse and the Museum's three floating vessels: the steam tug Yelta, the ketch Nelcebee, and the police launch Archie Badenoch.
The South Australian Maritime Museum is a Museum of the History Trust of South Australia.Estimated 20,...
Signal Point River Murray Interpretive Centre is housed in modern, purpose-built quarters in the river front historic precinct of Goolwa. The centre is built in the site of the original Murray Mouth Navigational signal Mast/Station. Displays at the centre celebrate the life and times of the "Murray River Trade", and draws attention to environmental and ecological challenges to the inland river system today.Static displays of local and Riverine History, paddle steamer models, inter-active displays of environmental problems, theatre, geomorphological displays on the origins of the...
The Waite Arboretum, established in 1928, comprises 30 hectares of 2,500 labelled trees and shrubs from all over the world grown under natural rainfall. The Arboretum is located just 10 minutes drive from the centre of Adelaide. Special collections include Eucalypts (over 350 species), Pears (26), Oaks (38), Acacias (50), Banksias (50), Hakeas (60) with palms and cycads along an attractive watercourse. The adjacent Urrbrae House Historic Precinct comprises a beautiful bluestone residence which is open to the public, a magnificent Rose Garden and the Coach House Museum which houses...
The display in the foyer of the headquarters of the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) contains artefacts from the heroic age of Antarctic exploration. The focus is on Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) from 1947 onwards and current Antarctic research. The AAD manages Australian government activity in Antarctica, provides transport and logistic support, maintains the four permanent Australian research stations, and conducts and manages scientific research programs both on land and in the Southern Ocean.
The Tasmanian Herbarium is responsible for the development, maintenance and management of the botanical collections of Tasmania. These currently number c. 370,000 specimens and represent the most comprehensive scientific record of the Tasmanian flora in the world. The Herbarium undertakes research into the identification, classification and relationships of the Tasmanian flora. It also provides a wide range of botanical services to the Tasmanian community and a window to the Tasmanian flora for the rest of the world.Collections of Tasmanian plants from all groups, including algae, fungi,...
Woolmers is of outstanding cultural significance because it has continuous association with the one family (Thomas Archer and his descendants), providing and encapsulated record of six generations of the family and the changes to their lifestyle, from the time the land was first settled in the Longford area, to the death of the last heir in 1994. It is the longest association in Tasmania. Woolmers has small museum status.Apart from the original house (1819) and the new additions in 1840's. The Extant outbuildings, workshop, cottages plant and artefacts are a unique record of the scale of...

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