Research reports

Research results of the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) are disseminated via the research report series. 

The reports are unpublished documents, which provide a permanent record of significant bodies of work carried out by MAGNT staff.

Apart from any use as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, no part of these reports may be reproduced by any process or stored in any retrieval system or database without prior written permission. 

Requests and inquiries concerning reproduction and rights should be addressed to The Director, MAGNT.

You should acknowledge any permitted use of these reports by an appropriate citation. 

These reports are to be regarded as unpublished and the names of taxa or strata contained herein are unavailable for the purposes of the various codes of nomenclature (eg ICZN etc.).

The files on this website remain copyright of the MAGNT. 

No files may be copied (except as legally allowed for private use and study) or further disseminated in any way.

Film series

Research results of MAGNT are also disseminated as Film Series. 

The films are published on the MAGNT website and provide a permanent record of significant bodies of work carried out by MAGNT staff.

Available research reports

Report numberReport titleAuthor
1Wildlife survey in freshwater ecosystems and adjoining terrestrial habitats on Melville Island, Northern Territory PDF (560.9 KB), October 1996. Report to the Tiwi Land Council and the Australian Heritage CommissionEdited by Paul Horner, 1998
2Report on the "Kurinelli meteorite", Northern Territory, with reference to the Meteorites Act 1988 PDF (1.1 MB)Dirk Megirian, 1998
3A preliminary report on the insects of Ashmore Reef Nature reserve. This report is available from the Peter Spillett Library.G.R.Brown, 1999
4Keep River aquatic fauna survey: report to Kinhill Pty Ltd PDF (1.8 MB)Helen Larson, 1999
5Report to Parks Australia North, on the estuarine fish inventory of Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia PDF (468.5 KB)Helen Larson, 1999

Morphology, systematics and evolution of the marsupial genus Neohelos Stirton (Diprotdontidae, Zygomaturinae)
Part 1  PDF (790.9 KB) 
Part 2 PDF (790.9 KB)
Appendix PDF (3.8 MB)

Peter Murray et al., 2000
7Report on shallow augering at the MAGNT Alcoota fossil reserve, June and August 1998 PDF (6.6 MB)
Appendix PDF (6.6 MB)
Dirk Mergirian, 2000
8Ashmore Reef; a preliminary survey for archaeological sites. This report was published by the Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology (AIMA) in the Bulletin of the Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology as "Ashmore Reef: Archaeological evidence of past visitation" in Volume 24:1-8 (2000) and can be obtained either by writing to the Editor of the AIMA Bulletin c/- Maritime Archaeology Department, Western Australian Maritime Museum, Cliff Street Fremantle 6160 WA. visiting the AIMA website or the Peter Spillett Library.Paul Clark, 2000
9The historic shipwreck Australian: a plan of management PDF (1.7 MB)David Steinberg, 2001
10The historic shipwreck SS Brisbane (1874-1881): a plan of management PDF (8.3 MB)David Steinberg, 2005
11Lake Alexander: a biological census PDF (620.7 KB)George W. Philbey and Richard C. Willan, 2005
12Roper River (Elsey and Moroak Stations) freshwater fishes survey PDF (639.0 KB)Gavin Dally and Helen Larson, 2008
13Freshwater fishes of Lake Angurrkburna, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory PDF (662.1 KB)Gavin Dally, 2010

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