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.

Mentorship Program

Register your interest in becoming a mentor or mentee in the Emerging Conservators SIG new Mentorship Program!

Register your interest online by Sunday 16 August 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

President’s Report

I would like to take this opportunity to thank AICCM community members who have demonstrated the ability to respond efficiently ...
People and Places - June 2020

People and Places – June 2020

Australian Capital Territory National Archives of Australia Staff Changes Donna Wilks is with us from the National Museum of Australia ...
pile of books

Call for submissions for a Special issue of the Journal of the Institute of Conservation: Emerging conservators, creative solutions

The Journal of the Institute of Conservation is seeking full articles and shorter notices for a special issue of the Journal to celebrate emerging ...
Joint Technical Symposium 2019 – The Netherlands

Joint Technical Symposium 2019 – The Netherlands

The Joint Technical Symposium (JTS) is ‘an international scientific and technical symposium dealing with matters of particular importance to audiovisual ...

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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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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.

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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.