ABC.net.au - Arts Pups meet portraiture as galleries open grounds to Canberra canines 2017-01-21T03:46:00.000000Z Two of Australia's national galleries welcome hundreds of dogs to their grounds, allowing art-lovers the chance to involve their furry friends in two major exhibitions. Tourists travel to Darling Downs for sunflower selfies 2017-01-21T02:11:00.000000Z Tourists are flocking to Queensland's southern Darling Downs where vast, golden fields of sunflowers are proving the perfect subject for amateur and professional photographers. WA university students pay tribute to WWII heroines in Fringe Festival jazz cabaret 2017-01-21T00:58:00.000000Z A jazz cabaret which pays tribute to female spies who risked their lives during World War II, and is performed by West Australian university students, will feature at Perth's Fringe Festival next month. Trump inauguration: 84-year-old keyboard player and band raising money for Women's March on Washington 2017-01-20T05:07:00.000000Z As protesters prepare to descend on Washington for Donald Trump's inauguration, one woman is lending her voice, and music, to the cause. Queensland Museum curators pick collection favourites to mark 155 years 2017-01-20T04:39:00.000000Z The Queensland Museum celebrates its 155th anniversary by highlighting the most interesting objects that make up its vast collection. Meet the surgeons of the art and literature world at the National Library of Australia 2017-01-20T02:35:00.000000Z Imagine handling objects worth millions of dollars and, on the rare occasion, smeared with the blood of a US president. It is all in a day's work for a conservator. Fire of Australia opal to stay at South Australian Museum 2017-01-19T23:19:00.000000Z The Fire of Australia, the world's finest uncut opal, becomes part of the South Australian Museum's collection more than 60 years after it was discovered. Encyclopaedias now virtually 'worthless' as Wikipedia celebrates 16th anniversary 2017-01-19T06:06:00.000000Z They were once a huge investment for the family home and a vital part of any school library, but encyclopaedias have now passed into history and can barely be given away. Lucy Barnard's bid to walk 30,000km from Argentina to Alaska includes collecting poo for Harvard 2017-01-19T04:30:00.000000Z Australian woman Lucy Barnard is poised to embark on a three-year walk from Argentina to Alaska, even collecting poo samples for science on the way. Sir Paul McCartney sues Sony/ATV to reclaim copyrights to Beatles music 2017-01-19T02:46:00.000000Z Sir Paul McCartney sues Sony's music publishing arm seeking to get back the copyrights to songs by the Beatles including Love Me Do and Across the Universe.