Leading Museums, Museum Leaders


Workshops Rail Museum welcomes millionth visitor

Major cultural and tourism milestone reached.

Strengthening the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

A vote of confidence in MAGNT.

Economics of cultural activity

Cultural activity contributes $86.0 billion (6.9%) to Australia’s GDP.

Pacific artefacts online

Virtual access to collections from across the Pacific.

Atlas Hits 1 Billion Downloads

Over a billion downloads from Atlas of Australian biodiversity.

We love Museums!

15.5 million visits made in 2012-13 to CAMD museums in Australia and New Zealand

Museum Victoria wins at new Arts in Asia Award

Federal Minister for the Arts Tony Burke applauds winners for building connections and friendships with Asian artists and arts organisations across the region.

Museum confirms Night Parrot find

Work at the Western Australian Museum’s has proven conclusively that the Night Parrot is not extinct.

Value of Natural History Collections

Natural history collections housed in museums and herbaria are generally not on display to the public, but what use is this hidden wealth?

Cultural sector worth £5.9bn to UK economy

Findings of Arts Council England research.

What animal was that?

New museum app to identify fauna.

New Queensland Museum CEO Announced

First woman Director in 150 years of the museum.

Rio Tinto Partners Scitech

One million engagements with students on science.

Public Trust in Museums

Recent UK research reveals public view of museums.

Landmark Agreement with China

Museums in Melbourne and Shangahi collaborate.

Museums Meet Global Challenges

Scientific collections are fundamental for research and education.

Sydney Living Museums

New identity unveiled for Sydney museums and historic sites.

Act Protecting Cultural Loans Passed

New law ensures Australian audiences can access cultural treasures from around the world.

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Reawakens

Visitors flood into redeveloped museum.

National Museum of Australia Birthday Celebrations

NMA 12th birthday on Monday 11 March.

Canterbury Seeks Massive Upgrade

Action needed to protect collection.

The history wars are over

Adele Chynoweth urges museums to tackle difficult issues.

NZ signs up to protect culture and heritage in war

Endorses Hague Convention on the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict.

Culture Shut Down in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Campaign to protest the closure of the National Museum (Zemaljski Muzej) in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Quake City Rebuilds Collections

Canterbury Museum opens ‘Quake City’ exhibit while Collections Recovery Centre officially launched in Christchurch.

Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory in Crisis

Recent article from The Australian calling for better resourcing of one of Darwin’s key collecting institutions.

Creative Partnerships Australia launched

New philanthropy and social-investment agency to replace AbaF. New CEO: Fiona Menzies and Chair: Carol Schwartz.

Eureka 2013!

Entries for the Australian Museum Eureka Awards open Friday 1 February.

Honours for Museum Staff

Museum staff recognised for outstanding service to the community.

Museum Director joins ARC Advisory Council

Professor Suzanne Miller, Director of the South Australian Museum, has been appointed as a member of the ARC Advisory Council.

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