Dairy Handover WW1 Diary - Priscilla Wardle - Trainee Ballarat District Hospital, 1905 to 1908 and WW1 Nurse

Mon 17 May, 2021

Lynda Bernard (Victorian Collections) attended the Diary handover of WW1 Diary of Priscilla Wardle, Trainee Ballarat District Hospital, 1905 to 1908 and WW1 Nurse. The pages held with Melbourne Legacy were catalogued into Victorian Collections where they were discovered by a researcher who had transcribed the rest of the diary and catalogued objects relating to the nurse also held in Victorian Collections.

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Update to the National Standards for Australian Museums and Galleries and call for Expressions of Interest

Wed 12 May, 2021

We are excited to announce that through their role with the National Standards Taskforce, our Museum Accreditation Program (MAP) staff will be contributing to a major update of the National Standards for Australian Museums and Galleries. Museums & Galleries Queensland (on behalf of the National Standards Taskforce) has received funding from The Ian Potter Foundation to support this review and update of The Standards.

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2021 Victorian Museums and Galleries Forum Speakers Announced

Mon 10 May, 2021

The Forum will bring AMaGA members and the wider sector together to discuss the theme of ‘Digital Literacy - Audience Engagement and the Visitor Experience'. The Forum will feature national and international guest speakers, lightning presentations and a panel discussion concluding with an interactive Q+A.

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Introducing Dr Ashley Robertson

Tue 27 Apr, 2021

On behalf of the Victorian Branch Committee, we are pleased to announce that Dr Ashely Robertson has taken up the role of AMaGA Victoria Executive Director.

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Tue 30 Mar, 2021

The Tatura Irrigation and Wartime Camps Museum has gained Accreditation by the Australian Museums and Galleries Association Victoria (AMaGA Victoria).

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Annual Program 2021 is here!

Tue 16 Feb, 2021

Our Annual Program for 2021 is here, packed with professional development and networking opportunities for the Victorian museum and gallery community.

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Creating Jobs To Support Regional Galleries

Fri 11 Dec, 2020

A suite of new jobs with regional galleries and museums across the state are set to open to those who have lost work due to coronavirus, through the Victorian Government’s Working for Victoria scheme. The program is a partnership between Working for Victoria and Creative Victoria and is being delivered through the Australian Museums and Galleries Association Victoria.

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2020 Victorian Museums and Galleries Awards Winners Announced

Mon 07 Dec, 2020

The 2020 Victorian Museums and Galleries Awards presentation was held last night. Find out who took out these prestigious Awards this year.

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Congratulations to the 2020 Shortlist!

Wed 18 Nov, 2020

AMaGA Victoria Museums and Galleries Awards 2020 shortlist has been revealed. The awards winners will be announced at an online event on 8 December 2020.

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Safely Reopening Victoria - Museums and Galleries

Mon 09 Nov, 2020

On Sunday we welcomed the Victorian Government's announcement of the further easing of restrictions, as Melbourne and Regional Victoria become one again.

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