Chinese mask in the Gold Museum collection courtesy of Sovereign Hill Museums Association
Museums Australia

Museums Australia

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


Vanuatu cyclone – impact on heritage

Blue Shield Australia has advised that the Vanuatu Cultural Centre and collections repositories are undamaged but that Chief Roi Mata's Domain, a World Heritage archaeological site, has suffered damage. More

New protection

The Australian Government's Protection of Cultural Objects on Loan Scheme is open for applications. The Scheme provides legal protection for cultural objects on loan from overseas for temporary public exhibition in Australia. More

Australian Government collection initiatives