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It is surprising that there is a wave of negative feeling about accreditation of museums. Of the 39 standards in National Standards for Australian Museum & Galleries only one requires the input of ca…

It is surprising that there is a wave of negative feeling about accreditation of museums. Of the 39 standards in National Standards for Australian Museum & Galleries only one requires the input of cash - that is related to the purchase of computer technology.
Much as it is difficult for people to DO THE WORK, the remainder require human activity.

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Added by Bill Storer on June 24, 2013 at 20:40 — No Comments

It seems to me that the pervasive "grants culture" across Australia has inspired museum people to expend their energy developing exhibitions et al. I believe that this culture of having a showpiece c…

It seems to me that the pervasive "grants culture" across Australia has inspired museum people to expend their energy developing exhibitions et al. I believe that this culture of having a showpiece comes at expense of learning, caring and nurturing the materials heritage of our nation.

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Added by Bill Storer on June 24, 2013 at 20:40 — No Comments

It seems to me that the pervasive "grants culture" across Australia has inspired museum people to expend their energy developing exhibitions et al. I believe that this culture of having a showpiece c…

It seems to me that the pervasive "grants culture" across Australia has inspired museum people to expend their energy developing exhibitions et al. I believe that this culture of having a showpiece comes at expense of learning, caring and nurturing the materials heritage of our nation.

Recently the cry "there are more museums per head of population in Australia than in any other nation " has been touted. Rubbish! FACT There are as ,many, or more, square miles per community in Australia…

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