Museums Australia is proud to offer a range of publications to members and the general public, some for free online, other available to purchase.

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Museums Australia
PO Box 266
Civic Square ACT 2608

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Ph: 02 6230 0346
Fax: 02 6230 0360


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Museums Australia Magazine

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Museums Australia Documents

Museums Australia Code of Ethics The Museums Australia Code of Ethics (adopted 1984, revised 1994 & 1999) provides a general guide to assist members in making decisions about the ethical issues with which they may be confronted in their professional activities.
Policies Continuing Cultures Ongoing Responsibilities (2005): Guidelines for dealing with Australian indigenous heritage

Women's Policy

Gay and Lesbian Policy (1999)

Cultural Diversity Policy (2000)

Museums and Sustainability (2003)

Declarations Declaration of the Value of Museums to Education
Submissions Visit the Advocacy page for a full list
Annual Reports Visit the Annual Report page for a full list
Member Research    MA2013 Member Survey


Museums Australia

Georgia Rouette (MA (Vic))
Exhibitions: a practical guide for small museums and galleries

Non-members $20.00   Members $10



Georgia Rouette (MA (Vic))
Exhibition design for galleries & museums: an insider’s view



Museum Methods: a practical manual for managing small museums & galleries

From $65 to $99.00


Museums Australia (Victoria)
Small Museums Cataloguing Manual
(PDF, 2.3mb)


Other Authors

Helen Arnoldi
Managing volunteers in museums and cultural collections: ten things you should know 
(Publications, University of Melbourne Library, 2010).
(PDF, 1.4mb)



Sharron Dickman 
The Marketing Mix: Promoting Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

RRP: $44.00    SALE PRICE: $22.00




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