Leading Museums, Museum Leaders

Welcome to the site of the Council of Australasian Museum Directors (CAMD).  CAMD represents the leaders of the major national, state and regional museums in Australia and New Zealand who work to enhance and promote museums and the collecting sector in the Australasian region.

Why Museums Matter

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Museum of the Year 2021 shortlist for
UK Art Fund £100,000 Prize
Can US cultural policy better reflect
American values under Biden?
Victoria’s Creative State Strategy 2025
- stimulus for workers & industries
Aust Natl Cultural Instns Impact
2019-20 report released (May 2021)
HTSA @ Ayers House – new opportunities
to fulfill charter & give the past a future
Underneath, overlooked, bonded & resilient
- terrazzo treasures of the west (& AWM)
WAM, UWA & Kwini TO’s explore Indonesian
trade in Kimberley pre European settlement
QMN, Homebush Mill, Mission Hall &
Aust South Sea Islander Lived Identities
NZ museums, stolen Māori remains &
a better understanding of biculturalism
WW1 Events & Activities

ww1_pinCAMD members are commemorating the WWI centenary with exhibitions and events.
Visit our WWI Calendar.

CAMD Members

Access the CAMD Members site.


CAMD’s Chair is Ms Daryl Karp, AM
Director – Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House


The next CAMD General Meeting will be the Annual General Meeting scheduled for Monday 9th November 2020 via video conferencing.

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