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We conserve collections of ethnographic, natural history and social history objects, as well as furniture, outdoor sculpture, ceramics, glass and metal items and plastics

Gilded Object Conservation

We work with gilded material and artefacts such as picture frames, decorative arts and furniture and icons

Things we conserve


We conserve digitised and born-digital materials such as sound recordings, still and moving image recordings and digital artworks


We conserve paintings and painted surfaces of western-style easel paintings, indigenous Australian paintings and a range of contemporary art


We conserve includes costume, tapestries, boots, fans, hats and other accessories, as well as carpets, curtains and upholstered furniture


We conserve photographic media, including photographic and digital prints, film and negatives

Exhibitions Conservation

We conserve exhibitons and cultural heritage displays