ICOM Australia


ICOM Australia promotes and supports:

  • international collaboration between museums and museum workers championing acceptance, understanding, sharing and exchange of ideas and resources
  • understanding of global museum values and issues
  • the work of colleagues in Australasia, Asia and the Indo-Pacific region
  • the recognition and rewarding of good international museum practice and innovation
  • the interests of members.


ICOM Australia recognises and acts upon the following core values:

  • the power of  human creativity and its contribution to understanding the past, shaping the present, and mapping the future
  • the importance of global dialogue based on cultural and social diversity
  • transparent dialogue about cross-cultural understanding and human rights
  • the need for engagement with public issues of social change.

We are a not-for-profit member organisation.