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24 Oct 2016: Request for Quote - State Library Victoria - Exhibition Strategy
Organisation: State Library Victoria
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Type: Contract
Salary: Request for Quote
Closing Date: 09 Nov 2016

State Library Victoria is currently undergoing a 5 year redevelopment project known as Vision 2020. As part of our redevelopment, we are developing a new Exhibition Strategy and are seeking consultancy from a qualified party. We are hoping you might be interested in providing a quote for your services. Vision 2020 will transform our public spaces, programs and facilities to better meet the changing needs of the community. It is funded by a $55.4 million budget allocation from the Victorian Government and $28 million in philanthropic contributions. It is scheduled for completion late 2019. This significant redevelopment project will transform the Library so we can better meet the current and future needs of the community. This Exhibition Strategy will play a key role in the redevelopment of the Library.

State Library Victoria is one of Melbourne's preeminent cultural institutions and from 1856 has served the people of Victoria as a centre for scholarship and learning. It is the state's largest public reference Library and its collection includes more than 1.7 million books and serials, one of Australia's largest newspaper collections and hundreds of thousands of historical pictures, maps, manuscripts and other materials. The Library was one of the first free public libraries in the world and now features one of the great collections, built over the years through careful acquisition and generous donations. The Library's collections are housed in one of Melbourne's most distinctive cultural landmarks. The Library, which is made up of 23 buildings, takes up an entire city block and was constructed over many years, beginning in 1854. The Library boasts magnificent 19th-century heritage galleries, awe-inspiring reading rooms and spacious contemporary venues.

Visit for more information on the project. A specific briefing will not be held as part of this Request for Quote. You are encouraged to visit the Library during our normal opening hours to view spaces open to the public and also our website. Please contact us if you would like to arrange a visit or if you have any questions.

Applications for this Request for Quote will close on Wednesday 9 November. We look forward to hearing from you.

Contact: Indra Kurzeme on 8664 7508 or via email.

24 Oct 2016: Team Leader Gallery and Cultural Development
Organisation: City of Wodonga
Location: Arts Space Wodonga
Type: Full time
Salary: Band 7, $81,984 per annum
Closing Date: 11 Nov 2016

A unique opportunity to shape a contemporary art gallery and actively encourage community participation in cultural experiences in our growing regional city. We are searching for a passionate, creative and community minded individual to lead Arts Space Wodonga and to coordinate the development of strategies and programs to actively promote cultural learning, creation, expression and entertainment. To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate: 

  • The capacity to think and act strategically 
  • Exceptional leadership qualities 
  • Tertiary qualifications in Business Administration, Arts and Cultural Management, Marketing or Tourism 
  • A can do flexible approach 
  • A passion for the promotion and community involvement in arts and culture

Working for Wodonga Council has many benefits, including a supportive culture, flexible working arrangements, generous leave entitlements and a commitment to the council's corporate values of trust, integrity, learning and respect.

Please note this role will require out-of-hours work. You will be required to occasionally work on evenings, weekends and public holidays.

Any enquiries regarding this position may be directed to Simone Hogg, Manager Culture and Tourism on (02) 6022 9350.

Applications must include a statement addressing the key selection criteria and can be submitted via our website by 5pm on Friday, November 11, 2016.

Contact: Simone Hogg on 02 6022 9350 or via email.

17 Oct 2016: Media Relations Officer
Organisation: Australian War Memorial
Location: Campbell ACT
Type: Fulltime, Ongoing
Salary: $65,459 - $70,108
Closing Date: 02 Nov 2016

As a member of the Communications and Marketing (CAM) team, the Media Relations Officer will be required to undertake a range of tasks as required by the Media Relations Manager and the media/public relations space. Under limited direction, the Media Relations Officer will be responsible for implementing the Memorial's day to day media activities which promote the Memorial's collections, programs and general public messaging. This includes communicating with media by phone and email, researching and writing media releases, arranging interviews and spokespeople, monitoring media results, and administrative tasks associated with media arrangements. The Media Relations Officer will also identify and work effectively with external partnerships on PR supported events.

Note: This position attracts a restriction allowance due to the on-call nature of the position. There is also intermittent weekend work.

Contact: Greg Kimball on 02 6263 6628 or via email.

17 Oct 2016: Exhibitions Officer
Organisation: Artspace Mackay
Location: Mackay
Type: Full time
Salary: $55,832
Closing Date: 04 Nov 2016

A rare opportunity exists at Artspace Mackay for a suitably qualified person to take on the role of Exhibitions Officer. This is an exciting time to be part of Artspace Mackay as we embark on our new Strategic Plan 2017-2019. Artspace Mackay, owned and operated by Mackay Regional Council, is one of Queensland's premier regional art galleries. The gallery provides the community and its visitors with a wide range of cultural services, from an ever-changing program of high quality exhibitions to public and educational programs. The gallery is renowned for being the home of the largest collection of artists' books in regional Australia and the third largest in the country, making it one of the most unique and focused collections in Queensland.

Artspace Mackay is looking for an Exhibitions Officer to assist the Curator in implementing the exhibitions program for the gallery. This includes providing assistance in the development and installation of exhibitions, organising the logistics of travelling and in house curated exhibitions, taking responsibility for loan and contract documentation and condition reporting. The Exhibitions Officer will also be responsible for the smooth delivery of the gallery's Community Exhibitions Program. In addition the successful applicant will assist with the management of the Mackay Regional Council Art Collection of over 1600 items.

This is a permanent full time role of 36.25 hours per week generally to be worked between Monday and Friday. It is desirable that the successful applicant holds a tertiary qualification in visual arts, conservation or museum studies. It is important to note that there will be manual handling tasks including lifting of heavy crates and artworks.

For further information about the position, please contact Julie Skate, Director Artspace Mackay on 0414 220 264.

Application details are available from Monday 17 October on Mackay Regional Council's website (Careers tab):

Contact: Julie Skate on 0414 220 264 or via email.

07 Oct 2016: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Curator 50D
Organisation: Western Australian Museum - New Museum Project
Location: Perth
Type: Full Time, Fixed Term until 30 June 2020
Salary: Specified Calling Level 2 - $91,548 - $101,179pa PSGOGA 2014
Closing Date: 28 Oct 2016

Western Australian Museum Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Curator 50D
Pool Ref 13228 Specified Calling
Level 2, $91,548 - $101,179pa PSGOGA 2014

Be a part of the team developing the New Museum for Western Australia. Developed with a People First approach, the museum aims to be at the heart of our State and to reflect the spirit of its people. Visit for further information.

We are seeking a committed team player who is passionate about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander content. You will have good knowledge of how to create outstanding and meaningful visitor experiences and be committed to working with Western Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to achieve this.

Conditions: This is a full time, fixed term vacancy until 30 June 2020. There will also be a Pool running for a period of 18 months from the initial appointment. Applicants deemed suitable will be placed into a pool from which full-time, part-time, fixed term appointments may be made.

A current C class Drivers Licence or equivalent will be required for this position.

You must also have a relevant tertiary qualification to be considered for this position. All overseas qualifications must have been assessed for Australian equivalency.

Special Requirements: The Department recognises Aboriginality as a genuine qualification for this position under 50D of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984. To apply you must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) descent, identify as ATSI and be recognised as such by the ATSI community.

Location: This position is based in Perth however employees may be required to travel to and work from any of the Museum's sites on a short-term basis as well as undertake travel to regional and remote communities.

For Further Job Related Information: Please contact Bill Seager on (08) 6552 7766 (not to be contacted for an Applicant Information Package).

How to Apply: Please visit You will need to key in the Position Number (Pool Ref 13228 into the 'Web Search No. Position Number or Keywords' box on the website to access the advertisement.

Closing Date: Friday, 28 October 2016 at 4.00pm (AWST)

Contact: Bill Seager on (08) 6552 7766 or via email.

07 Oct 2016: The Balnaves Curator of Contemporary Australian Sculpture
Organisation: McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery
Location: Langwarrin
Type: Full time
Salary: $45,000 p.a. plus super
Closing Date: 28 Oct 2016

The Balnaves Curator position is a graduate internship program created by McClelland in partnership with The Balnaves Foundation. The position is intended to equip the successful candidate with curatorial expertise; provide extensive experience in the public gallery sector; and foster a successful career in the visual arts. This position contributes to the development and delivery of an innovative and focused program of changing exhibitions and permanent collection displays, and assists with the management of McClelland's permanent indoor and outdoor collection. Specific to this role in the administration and co-ordination of one of McClelland's most important biennial projects the Southern Way McClelland Commission.

Please submit a covering letter, CV and responses to the selection criteria as outlined in the position description available on the McClelland website.

Contact: Lyn Johnson on 03 97891671 or via email.


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