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Book and Paper, Photon SIG News

The 10th Book, Paper and Photographic Materials symposium was held on 20-23 November, in Melbourne. It was a wonderful and inspiring event that really demonstrated the depth and breadth of conservation in Australia and beyond.

AICCM Victorian Division News

Vic Division have ended the year with some really exciting events.

AICCM Victorian Division News

Vic Division have had a busy last few months, culminating in the AGM which was held before the annual Vic Division Winter Movie Night at the Kathleen Syme Centre on 15th August.

Western Australian Division News

WA AICCM has been continuing our run of holding a monthly social get together for members. Conversation ranges from picking others brains on treatment options and where to get conservation supplies to chatting about holiday plans and where to get the best cider.

Tasmanian Division News

On Friday the 25th May, members of the Tasmanian Division had a fascinating tour of the newly established Collection of Medical Artefacts (COMA) housed at the University of Tasmania’s residential college, Jane Franklin Hall.

AICCM Victorian Division News

Vic Division have had an exciting past few months with two great events.

AICCM Vic Call for Speakers – Australian Heritage Festival event

The AICCM Victorian Branch Committee invites applications from potential speakers for a public event entitled ‘Stories from Conservation’, to be held on the evening of Tuesday 15th May, at the Melbourne Museum Theatre.

West Australian Division Update

The Western Australia state division is steadily getting into the swing of things for 2018. The state committee has had one planning meeting and another is planned for the near future.

Victorian Division Update

Vic Division started the year in celebratory mode with drinks to coincide with the Wolbers course being held at Museums Victoria in January. The new committee then met for a half day planning session on Saturday 17th February.
Circular Quay, Sydney, 1940s, "HMS 'Formidable' berthed at Circular Quay", dated: c.1945, NSW State Archives

NSW Division Update

New South Wales NSW Division claims it is still recovering from National Conference last year and is wondering how long this excuse will wash.