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.

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 August 2022

President’s Report August 2022

The wattles have started flowering around Melbourne, marking the start of ‘yellow season’ and reminding us that spring is not ...
People and Places - August 2022

People and Places – August 2022

Australian Museum (AM) Collection Care and Conservation Staffing AM Collection Care and Conservation (CC&C) has realised a goal to have ...
Webinar course review: Art with a Plug 2022

Webinar course review: Art with a Plug 2022

Catherine Collyer, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art The Art with a Plug (AWAP) webinar series is billed ...
American Institute of Conservation 50th Annual Conference 2022

American Institute of Conservation 50th Annual Conference 2022

What an adventure! In mid-May I packed my bag with great excitement, and with a skip in my step headed ...

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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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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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