Caring for collections across Australia
© 2018 by The University of Melbourne. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. This publication is based on the original work reCollections © Commonwealth of Australia 1998.
Helen Macpherson Smith Trust
Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation
Ministry For The Arts
The Australian Institute For The Conservation Of Cultural Material
A note to readers
reCollections: Caring for Distributed Collections, has been written by practicing conservators and is intended to provide a sound guide for the preventive care of cultural items. Active conservation treatment of cultural material should only be undertaken by, or on the advice of, a trained conservator. Before relying on any of the material in this guide, users should check its accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance for their purposes and should obtain appropriate professional advice. If in doubt, consult a conservator.
To obtain the names of accredited practicing conservators who are in a position to meet your particular conservation requirements contact the Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material (Inc.) a national organisation for conservators and people interested in the preservation of cultural material.