#Australian National Insect Collection
Four reasons insects could be a staple in Aussie diets, from zesty tree ants to peanut-buttery bogong moths
Why don't many Australians eat insects? Our new industry roadmap for edible insects explains why we should bring bugs into mainstream diets.
Take a virtual tour of our insect collection
We're taking you on a virtual tour of our Australian National Insect Collection from your home. Come inside.
The Very Hungry Spider Wasp, a horror story
Spider wasps are pollinators of beautiful native plants. They’re also body snatchers that parasitise spiders as hosts for their offspring.
Does it taste like chicken? Australian insects a potential new snack
Edible insects are good for the environment as they require only a fraction of the land and water to farm them. Will you try the more sustainable snack?