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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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 December 2020

President’s Report December 2020

‘We hope this message finds you well, in these unprecedented times …’ is by now a well-worn cliche, but still ...
Gallery view of the Paradise Lost exhibition. Image by L Ronai.

People and Places – December 2020

ACT National Gallery of Australia The National Gallery of Australia reopened its doors to the public at the end of ...
2020 awards via zoom

2020 AICCM Award recipients 2020 AICCM Awards were announced at a Zoom event on 1 December. Normally the awards ceremony is attached to ...
Book & Paper Special Interest Group Update 

Book & Paper Special Interest Group Update 

The Book & Paper SIG was delighted to have held its first webinar event on 26 November.  The event provided a ...

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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.