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.
AICCM National Conference 2023

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 April 2023

President’s report April 2023

Welcome to the first AICCM e-News for 2023, which is also the year of AICCM’s 50th anniversary. The Institute for ...
People and Places - April 2023

People and Places – April 2023

National Gallery of Australia The Objects Conservation team has been preparing works for several concurrent upcoming exhibitions including Haegue Yang: ...
My ADFAS Armidale mid-career scholarship experience

My ADFAS Armidale mid-career scholarship experience

Introduction In 2022 I completed a two-week placement in the painting conservation lab at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ...
AICCM Bulletin—the year ahead

AICCM Bulletin—the year ahead

The year 2023 is a big one for AICCM as it celebrates its 50th anniversary. To mark this significant occasion, ...

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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

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


Visual Glossary

This is one of our best resources! Explore it today.

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.