August 2010 marks the 150th anniversary of the departure of the illfated expedition by Burke & Wills.
The Royal Society of Victoria has organised a range of events around the country to commemorate this anniversary including expeditions, exhibitions and re-enactments and a number of online resources have been established for research and educational use.
Full details and updates of the program are available at the official 150th anniversary site…Continue
Added by Robert Heather on August 27, 2010 at 11:12 — No Comments
The program for the Museums Australia 2010 National Conference "Interesting Times: New roles for collections" is now available online at http://www.ma2010.com.au/program.asp
The conference is being held at the University of Melbourne from 28 September until 2 October 2010 and some of keynote speakers will include:
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This award celebrates the exceptional work undertaken by individuals and Australian institutions to strengthen international ties and contribute to the cultural richness of our region.
ICOM Australia believes that cooperative projects are very important in strengthening museum relations internationally by promoting information sharing across borders and distributing unique resources worldwide.
The Award is for either:…Continue
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The State Library of Victoria has launched its new website with increased access to the collection and information about all aspects of the Library's programs and activities.
Bookmark this page: http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/
Here it is. The new State Library website with everything you told us you wanted.
A Better Search
Search more than 2 million items from our…
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