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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?

President's Report—September 2016

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

Meet a Conservator—Prue McKay

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

Photo: Steve Brown, Canberra Artwork, Phillip, ACT – NCACL Facebook page.

Student collaboration with the NCACL ‘Seeing Stories’ Exhibition

Students at the University of Canberra studying the Bachelor of Heritage, Museums and Conservation degree have had the exciting opportunity of working with the National Centre for Australian Children’s Literature and their current Exhibition Program.