INSITE / May - June 2011 / Animals & Museums

This issue of INSITE focuses on Animals & Museums in addition to member and branch news. This page provides supplementary links to the printed edition of INSITE.


[Cover Image] by Neil Pardington
Land and Marine Mammal Store #5, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, 2006.

[Editorial] Additional Links
Pest Management:
Shifting Taxidermy:
How Animals Feel:

Linda Peacock, Burke Museum [Page 2]
Natural History at the Burke Museum

John Kean, Independent Producer [Page 3]
Crepuscular: the wild animals of Melbourne

Roisin O'Dwyer, Museums Australia (Victoria) [Page 4]
Animals, Artwork and Museums: an interview: Kate Rohde

Dr Elycia Wallis, Museum Victoria [Page 5]
A Field Guide to Victorian Fauna App

Sherridan Gray, Sovereign Hill Museums Association [Page 6]
Horses and Risk

Luke Simpkin, Melbourne Museum [Page 7]
Live at the Museum

Belinda Petersen, Point Nepean National Park [Page 8]
Quarantine Flags Preserved

Sharron Dickman, Consultant [Page 8]
Western District Celebrates Sporting History

Dr Helen Light and Erica Sanders [Page 10]
Scoping Multicultural Collections
If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Victorian migration and settlement objects or about communities that hold their own history, please contact Dr Helen Light at

Peta Knott, Museums Australia (Victoria) [Page 11]
Treasures & Curiosities with Victorian Collections

John Watson, Department of Planning and Community Development [Page 13]
Tourism in a Collecting Organisation Audit: the results are in!
Further information:

Museum News [Page 14]
Islamic Museum of Australia
Museum Smells at the University of Strathclyde
Dax Centre
NGV Top Ten
Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts

ICOM Red List
Loreto Mandeville Hall, Toorak
MV History & Material Culture Lectures

Laura Miles, Museums Australia (Victoria) [Page 16]
Branch News
MA (Vic) Annual Report
Victorian Museum Awards 2011
MA 2011 National Conference

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