ICOM Australia 2020 Awards
Australian Museum and Galleries Association (AMaGA)

ICOM Australia Museums Galleries Australia logoICOM Australia complements Australian Museums and Galleries Association (formerly Museums Galleries Australia). Both associations provide advocacy and membership services on behalf
of the Australian museum community. ICOM Australia provides an
international perspective. Australian Museums and Galleries Association has a national focus. 


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Launch webinars

Celebrate on-line the launch of the 15th issue and 15th anniversary of the International Journal of Intangible Heritage. Usually released at the ICOM Annual Meeting, the Journal will instead be launched, due to COVID-19 restrictions, through webinars.

Heritage site destroyed

Image: PKKP Aboriginal Corporation

The destruction of the Indigenous Juukan Gorge rockshelters in Western Australia has drawn national and international attention. More

Recent submissions

ICOM Australia has responded to calls for submissions to the NSW Government on the future of the Powerhouse Museum and the Federal Senate Select Committee on Covid-19. More

PNG call for volunteers

Do you have ethnographic research skills relating to Papua New Guinea cultures? The Papua New Guinea National Museum and Art Gallery is seeking volunteers to undertake 3-6 months work. More


Cultural institutions are dealing with the pandemic is a range of ways. More

2020 awards

Nominations for the 2020 ICOM Australia Awards are open. Why not nominate someone or an institution? More


Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the AGM has been postponed until later in the year. More

Arts disappears

Omission of the Arts in Federal Government deparmental restructure remains of concern. More

Bushfire update

The effect of the 2019-2020 bushfires on cultural institutions is being monitored by Blue Shield Australia. More