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