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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.

Senior Powerhouse Posts

Applications sought before 21 January

Museums scoop Tourism Awards

CAMD museums in the Australian Capital Territory and Queensland scoop the pool for tourist attraction awards.

Copyright and Online Collections

CAMD calls for easing of copyright controls to enhance online access to collections.

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Immunity legislation enters Parliament

Protection of cultural loans ensures Australians have chance to see the world’s treasures.

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Sovereign Hill CEO Honoured

Jeremy Johnson wins ‘Outstanding Contribution by an Individual’ award at the 2012 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards.

Museum Enters Tourism Hall of Fame

Melbourne Museum recognised third year in a row as Victoria’s best tourist attraction.

30 million hours of inspiration!

CAMD’s Chair, Patrick Greene, explores the contribution of museums to Australian cultural life.

Scitech wins award for Indigenous Education

Scitech takes out international award for science program in remote Aboriginal communities.

Museum exhibition delivers $46.9m to economy.

Powerhouse Museum’s Harry Potter exhibition wins NSW Public Sector ‘Building the Economy’ Award.

Exploring Local Wildlife

Australia’s State and Territory Museums will help you identify local fauna in the field.

Copyright Reform

ALRC releases Issues Paper on reforming current copyright exceptions and statutory licences.

UK mobile funding scheme to aid Museums

A new UK scheme uses mobile technology to raise funds during a museum or gallery visit.

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