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 September 2021

President’s Report September 2021

2021 has turned out to be just as strange as 2020, with much of Australia in lockdown right now. Despite ...
People and Places - September 2021

People and Places – September 2021

Australian Capital Territory National Film and Sound Archive Staff changes There have been a number of movements within the NFSA ...
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Workshop review: My ADFAS Mid-career Scholarship – Coating Selection and Specification training program

Thanks to the generosity of the Association of Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Societies (ADFAS) and the Patricia Robertson Fund, ...
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Reflections on the 2020 AICCM Mentorship Program

The Emerging Conservators SIG launched its mentorship program in 2020, which paired students and conservators with fewer than five years ...

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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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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.

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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

Click on the images below to find out more about our education providers and conservation supplier supporters.