Each year, a three day intensive preservation and collection management training workshop is held in Canberra for first time Community Heritage Grant (CHG) grant recipients. Presentations from CHG partner organisations (National Library of Australia, National Archives of Australia, National Museum of Australia and National Film and Sound Archive) and other presenters at the workshop are included as links in this section for all attendees and other CHG grant recipients to access.

CHG Preservation and Collection Management Training Workshops, 24-26 October 2017

Tuesday 24 October 2017 presentations

All presentation slides hosted on Slideshare.

Introductory presentations 

Other presentations

Wednesday 25 October 2017 workshop sessions

National Archives of Australia 

  • Cheryl Jackson (Assistant Director, Preservation) / Prue McKay (Senior Conservator, Exhibitions and Projects) Protecting and preserving collections for small archives
  • Rebecca Penna (Assistant Director, Collection Accessibility) Managing collections for small archives
  • Cheryl Jackson (Assistant Director, Preservation) and Clair Murray (Senior Conservator) Tour of the repository

National Film and Sound Archive

  • Shingo Ishikawa, Julie Heffernan, Gordon MacPhail, Mona Soleymani Care and handling of video/audio and film collections

National Museum of Australia 

  • Vicki Humphrey (Head of Conservation) A brief introduction to managing risks to collections
  • Prue Castles, (Senior Objects Conservator) and Michelle Newton-Edwards, (Textiles Conservator) Preventive conservation in action
  • Lisa McConnell, (Collections Documentation Registrar) Documenting the collection
  • Tour of the repository

National Library of Australia

  • David Blanken (Manager, Sound Preservation & Technical Services) Sound Preservation
  • Hilary Berthon (Manager, Trove Outreach) Trove : a window to our community heritage
  • Lisa Jeong-Reuss (Preservation Lab Manager) Tour of the NLA Preservation Laboratory
  • Daniel Wilksch (Coordinator Digital Projects, Public Record Office Victoria) Just digitise it
  • Tour of the Digitisation and Photography studios
  • Michael Proud (Acquisitions Librarian, Pictures) Negotiating rights before you digitise

Thursday 26 October 2017 presentations