MAWA State Conference: Engaging your Community – New Times, New Strategies (12-14 October 2016, Perth)

An exciting event incorporating new ways to engage with your community and visitors along with the latest trends, innovations and ways forward for the museum and galleries sector in Western Australia.

Make sure you save the date and not miss this once a year opportunity to gain firsthand knowledge and updates from leading organisations, individuals and network with new and old colleagues in Perth’s energising Cultural Precinct.

Further programme details May 2016 & possible bursary opportunities July 2016


About Us

Museums Australia (WA) is located in the Old Gaol at the Western Australian Museum in the Perth Cultural Precinct.

We maintain a busy program of activities and services including:

  • advocacy on behalf of museums, galleries, cultural centres and keeping places
  • wide range of professional development and networking activities
  • annual state conference
  • publications including Musings, newsletters and the Annual Report
  • Museum Week
  • administer Lotterywest Cultural Heritage Interpretation Grant

Check out our latest news and activities at



Great Southern Region Museums Brochure

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Training Needs Review (2012)



  • Western Australian Department of Culture and the Arts
  • Western Australian Museum
  • Lotterywest
  • State Heritage Office


Tel: 08 9427 2770
Fax: 08 9427 2855
Postal address: PO Box 224 Northbridge WA 6865




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