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Collections Council of Australia

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Towards sustainability indicators for museums in Australia

This report looks at environmental, societal, cultural and economic sustainability issues of collecting organisations. A set of pilot sustainability indicators is proposed, based on consultations with the directors and CEOs of some major South Australian collecting institutions, (including the Art Gallery of South Australia, the...

Significance 2.0: a guide to assessing the significance of collections

This publication outlines the theory, practice and many applications of the concept of significance in collection management. It takes readers through the key concepts and steps in assessing significance, for single items, collections and cross-collection projects.