Simpson Desert expedition route
Image: Alice Gage
© Australian Museum

Simpson Desert Expedition 2015: Introduction

Follow our scientists as they journey into one of the most remote areas on the planet. Read full article.

Blog 1: The journey begins

The first missive from journalist Jo Stewart, who is documenting the work of our science team in the Simpson Desert. Read full article.

Blog 2: A camel's pace

Jo Stewart reports on the minutiae the desert can reveal while slow-travelling. Read full article.

Blog 3: Desert oasis

The team comes across life in the desert. Read full article.

Blog 4: Treasures in the dunes
Despite the Desert's harshness and unpredictability, it offers stunning beauty. Read full article.

Blog 5: Back in Birdsville
The team arrives safely at their original departure point and reflect on the journey. Read full article.

The Australian Museum Simpson Desert Expedition is funded by a grant from the Australian Museum Foundation.