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.
Behind the scenes: Sydney Analytical. Webinar 26 November 2020

Dealing with unexpected closure:

A guide to caring for collections in buildings closed due to COVID-19
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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 September 2020

President’s Report September 2020 Strategic Plan 2020–2025 At the annual Face-to-Face meeting (this year held virtually), the AICCM National Council finalised the 2020–2025 ...
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People and Places – September 2020

New South Wales Art Gallery NSW Working arrangements The Art Gallery of NSW reopened to the public in June and ...
AICCM Sustainable Collections wiki

AICCM Sustainable Collections wiki Do you have ideas about how we can make the transition to more sustainable practice? Are you involved in ...
Zoom to the rescue – Providing archaeological first-aid in the age of COVID-19

Zoom to the rescue – Providing archaeological first-aid in the age of COVID-19

What do I mean by Zoom to the rescue? The best way to explain this is to give some background ...

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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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There’s lots of opportunities to advertise with us and reach both public and industry audiences. We accept advertising for both print and online publications – have a look at the possibilities below.

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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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Our supporters

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