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Cordless Backpack Vacuum Comparison

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Emerging Conservators Australia

Current students and recent graduates are invited to join Emerging Conservators Australia.

Rijksmuseum and Amsterdam sign. Photo: Jodie Scott

Rob Lane giving his presentation: Is this so contemporary? Caretakers, custodians and conservation. Image © International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works.

Review of the 2016 IIC Congress

Saving the Now: Crossing Boundaries to Conserve Contemporary WorksIIC 2016 Congress Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles, 12–16 September

Director General of the NAA David Fricker addresses the conference reception. Image: Cheryl Jackson

Event and SIG Coordinator Update

2016 has continued to be a busy one for events. In August Melbourne played host to the ‘Frame: Concept, History and Conservation’ symposium organised by the Conservation Framers and Gilded Objects SIGs under the wonderful guidance of Louise Bradley.

December eNews Editorial

Resourcing of our National Collecting Institutions

2016 AICCM Award Winners

2016 AICCM Awards

With a contribution to conservation sustained over a lifetime AICCM is honoured to award the 2016 Hall of Fame award to Ian Cook.

Meet a Conservator: Louise Bradley

What first attracted you to conservation as a profession and how did you get started in the field?