Natural world news

The UNE Natural History Museum (NHM), located in the Agricultural Education Building (W077) at the UNE main campus in Armidale was opened in 2017. In its two years of operation, we have welcomed individual visitors and families from far and wide, as well as...

On the 14 May 2019, the crew from the “Sydney Weekender” television show visited Armidale. The show is hosted by Mike Whitney, all round good guy, tv personality and former Australian Cricketer. He thought our town was a rather cracking place....

The University of New England (UNE) recently unveiled what could be Australia’s oldest thong as the latest addition to its antiquities collection.The acquisition of the ancient Egyptian footwear marks the celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the UNE Museum of Antiquities in Armidale, Australia's first...

The UNE Natural History Museum’s latest addition, a Southern Cassowary, Casuaris casuaris johnsonii arrived in Armidale in October and has been patiently waiting for a name....

The University of New England’s Natural History Museum has a new exhibit! A stunning southern cassowary is now on display in the museum and she is waiting expectantly for a name....

Narelle Jarry is UNE’s recently appointed Curator of Cultural and Teaching Collections.  Narelle has been the Manager of UNE’s Natural History Museum since 2016 and the museum will still sit within her management area. This new role will see Narelle’s responsibilities expand to incorporate strategic and...