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President's Report—September 2016

The past two months have certainly been busy ones for the profession and the AICCM in particular.

Historic AICCM Paintings Group abstracts wanted!

Who remembers the 1st AICCM Paintings Group Symposium held in Ballarat in Victoria in 1988? Who is getting ready to attend the 14th AICCM Paintings Group Symposium ‘Revivify’ from 26-28 October this year at the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra?

Event and SIG Coordinator Update

2016 has been a very busy year for events in the AICCM, thanks to some amazing volunteers who’ve brought great ideas to fruition.

Vale Emeritus Professor Colin Pearson

Vale Emeritus Professor Colin Pearson, “Father of the Conservation Profession in Australia”, friend and mentor to generations of conservators in Australia and internationally.

AICCM Membership Fee Increase FAQ

When will the fee increase take effect? The increase will take effect as of today, 11 April, 2016 Why are we having a fee increase?

President's Report

Late last month, the AICCM National Council convened at the Australian Museum in Sydney to map out the future path of the organisation through its 2016-2020 Strategic Plan.

Vale Graham Clegg

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Graham Clegg on 2nd March 2016 at Crookwell District Hospital, aged 68 after a short battle with lymphoma.
Six full leather bound volumes from a complete 20 volume set of Dobsons Encyclopedia, via wikimedia commons

AICCM Wiki Page

Adele Barbara has generously volunteered to take on the development and editing of the AICCM Wiki, a long-planned project that will give AICCM members a place to share their extensive knowledge and capture some of that invaluable conservation know-how curently kept in people's heads, notebook
Council for Higher Art School at the Imperial Academy of Arts 1913, via Wikimedia Commons

The National Council Comes Face to Face

AICCM National Council meets once a year in real time. This year we met in February in Sydney and were hosted by Sheldon Teare at the Australian Museum.

AICCM Bulletin, Volume 36.2 online now

The AICCM Bulletin volume 36.2 is now published online through Taylor & Francis. Hard copies have been delayed due to circumstances beyond AICCM or Taylor & Francis’ control but we hope to have available them for distribution soon.