In the spirit of reconciliation, the AICCM acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and their continuing connections to land, sea and community. We pay respect to their Elders past, present and emerging and extend that respect to all First Nations peoples.

Conservation is about preventing damage and loss to our cultural heritage.

Conservators work to preserve our cultural heritage.

AICCM is the professional organisation for conservators in Australia.
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Disaster & Resources

AICCM can provide advice on how to protect your valuable collections during a disaster, as well as provide best practice information on rescuing items that may have been lost or damaged. AICCM has disaster management resources in the following areas:

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National News

The National Newsletter is now published as an eNews!

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President's Report December 2022

President’s Report December 2022

It has been a busy few months since the last e-News. We’ve had the national AGM, the launch of the ...
People and Places - December 2022

People and Places – December 2022

International Conservation Services (ICS) Canberra Over recent months, a number of ICS team members have been working at Old Parliament ...
Louise Lawson Masterclass on the Conservation of Performance

Louise Lawson Masterclass on the Conservation of Performance

Louise Lawson, Head of Conservation at Tate, visited Melbourne in August 2022 as part of the ‘Precarious Movements: Choreography and ...
2021 AICCM ADFAS Mid-Career Scholarship: Course Review

2021 AICCM ADFAS Mid-Career Scholarship: Course Review

Throughout 2022, I attended a suite of pattern-making courses in the Fashion, Sewing and Design department at the Centre for ...

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AICCM’s membership is made up of professional conservators, conservation students and cultural heritage member organisations. Our membership also includes people who work in related professions, such as archivists, architects, curators and librarians, as well as volunteers and those with a general interest in cultural heritage.

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Find a conservator

The AICCM directory of conservators in private practice lists over 65 members in Australia who are Professional Members of the AICCM and you can use it to find an expert in your region who is qualified to care for your art, object or memorabilia.

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Professional Member

AICCM’s professional members have a wide variety of skills, interests and backgrounds, but are united by their shared commitment to the advancement of conservation in Australia.

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