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Melbourne Museum wins top Award
Melbourne Museum was recently recognised as Australia's best tourist attraction at the Australian Tourism Awards.
CAMD General Meeting
CAMD’s members will be holding their general meeting from April 26 -27 at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney.
Australian Heritage Strategy
DSEWPAC releases discussion paper on new Australian Heritage Strategy.
MME Highly Commended
Museums Metadata Exchange (MME) digital project Highly Commended at recent international Museums and the Web conference.
Protecting Heritage in War
Patrick Greene, CAMD Chair and CEO Museum Victoria discusses the role of museums in protecting the objects and places of cultural history during periods of war.
Immunity from Seizure legislation
New legislation to protect overseas loans of cultural objects flagged.
ICOM International Relations Award
Nominate an exceptional individual or cultural institution strengthening international ties.
Nagoya Protocol on Genetic Resources
Government seeks comment on implementation of Nagoya Protocol on genetic resources by 15 August.
Immunity from Seizure – New Zealand
Comments sought on discussion paper on NZ legislation.
WW1 Events & Activities

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

CAMD Members

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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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