Please note this is a large download (272M) and depending on your connection may take several minutes to download and install. An internet connection is not required once installed.
Environmental Weeds of Australia has been developed to assist with the identification of weed species that invade natural habitats. It is a valuable resource for all those concerned about environmental weeds: weed and biodiversity researchers, trainers, advisors, weed control officers, environmental community groups, weed management practitioners, and anyone with an interest in environmental weeds.
While Australian focused, this key provides an excellent resource to users in other countries. Both plain English and botanical terms (usually in brackets) are used throughout the App to make it applicable to as wide an audience as possible.
At the core of this App is an interactive Lucid identification key to 1020 plant species that are either significant or emerging environmental weeds in Australia. To help confirm the identification of weed species the app provides over 10,000 photos and a wealth of information on each weed species and how to distinguish between very similar species. In many cases, links are provided to websites that have relevant information about the management of specific weed species.
The HMAS Vampire is Australia's largest museum vessel and the last of the country's big gun ships. A Daring class destroyer launched in 1956, Vampire is on permanent display at the National Maritime Museum in the heart of Sydney’s CBD at Darling Harbour. These powerful ships were designed for high-speed operation and to provide gunfire support to the fleet. Visitors can walk through the vessel and imagine life onboard, view the crucial workings of the ship, then experience Action Stations in 'A' Gun Bay and listen to recordings of former Vampire sailors' experiences at sea.
The audio, images and interviews in this tour bring to life incredible stories from Vampire during its service in the Royal Australian Navy from 1959 to 1986. When you board the vessel look for the self-guided tour numbers for items discussed on the tour. As you are free to roam the vessel from any of the numerous access points you can utilize the tour any way you wish. Additional information including opening hours, admission and directions to the Museum make this app a valuable tool to enhance your visit.
Explore over 100 paintings of butterflies and moths by sisters Harriet and Helena Scott, colonial Sydney’s most famous natural history artists and see the latest scientific data.
- Discover each painting in colourful detail
- View current scientific data on each featured insect via links to the Atlas of Living Australia
- Explore the history and biographies of the sisters and find out about the art of natural history illustration
The Australian Museum is proud to make this historic collection available using mobile technology and showcase the science and art of the Scott sisters.
Created by the Australian Museum, Beaconmaker and the NSW Department of Finance and Services.