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.
Emergency Assistance Grant

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:

National News

The National Newsletter is now published as an eNews!

President's Report - December 2023

President’s Report – December 2023

And, all of a sudden, it was over! The National Conference took place in Canberra, from 15 to 17 November, ...
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People and Places – December 2023

ICS Canberra Fred Ward Furniture Collection Doug Rogan, Mei Wilkinson, Adelaide Butler, Cristiane Prado and the team from Patinations undertook ...
Discover the historic ledger of Melbourne frame maker John Thallon

Discover the historic ledger of Melbourne frame maker John Thallon

John Thallon was Melbourne’s preeminent picture framer for artists in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Through the work ...
Reflections on 50 Years of AICCM

Reflections on 50 Years of AICCM

After 50 years, we have paused to reflect on the people and circumstances that brought the AICCM into existence. Having ...

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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.

Our supporters

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Visual Glossary

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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.

Advertise with AICCM

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.

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.