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AICCM Western Australian Division News

Ian MacLeod has been busy in the winding-up phase of the Corrosion and Protection conference in Melbourne and has just signed up a dehumidification firm to set up contacts with the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DGLSC) in Western Australia and the Department of Fir

AICCM Victorian Division News

The Victorian Division has been a little quiet on the event front recently, but that is because we are full swing into organising the 2019 National Conference. And we are excited about it!

AICCM Tas Division News

On Friday 17 May the AICCM Tasmanian Division met at the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery. Our host, Amy Bartlett, generously provided morning tea followed by a tour of the current exhibition Marjorie Bligh: Domestic Goddess.

Sustainable Collections Committee Update

In the December 2017 edition of the AICCM Newsletter, the Sustainable Collections Committee (SCC) set out the aims and tasks of the (then) recently formed group.

AICCM members at the WA 2018 AGM

AICCM Western Australian Division News

The conservation team at the State Library of Western Australia have been working on the preparation and installation of items for Cicada, an exhibition featuring the new children’s book from multi-award winner Shaun Tan. 

Report from Preventive SIG on Managing Risks to Collections Conference

I am pleased to report the success of the ‘Managing Risks to Collections’ conference in Melbourne, jointly presented by the Preventive Conservation SIG and the Sustainable Collections Committee.

AICCM Victorian Division News

After Christmas drinks at the end of last year, Vic Division are easing gently into 2019, with a committee planning meeting scheduled for the end of February. Stay tuned for upcoming conference information and announcements and also save the dates for Vic Division events throughout the year.

Book and Paper, Photon SIG News

The 10th Book, Paper and Photographic Materials symposium was held on 20-23 November, in Melbourne. It was a wonderful and inspiring event that really demonstrated the depth and breadth of conservation in Australia and beyond.

AICCM Victorian Division News

Vic Division have ended the year with some really exciting events.