ICOM National Committee Australia

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February 28, 2022


published 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues nationally and internationally the impact on us all is profound. Cultural institutions are dealing with the pandemic is a range of ways. Below is some information on what is occurring and how you and your organisation can be involved.

ICOM’s actions

Australian Senate COVID-19 enquiry

A range of Australian museum and heritage organisations including ICOM Australia have made submissions to the Australian Senate enquiry on COVID-19.

These include:


Australian advice for collections in buildings closed by COVID-19

The Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material (AICCM) and Blue Shield Australia (BSA) have developed guidelines for cultural institutions needing to deal close collections due to the pandemic.

Check out the following websites for guides.