This issue of INSITE contains articles that look at varous aspects of collection care that pose risks to staff and visitors and require special consideration. The issue also includes announcements from the Victorian Museum Awards and a special liftout acknowledging the 2012 Award winners.

Cover image: The Werribee Open Range Zoo has a range of outdoor experiences including the Open Vehicle Adventures (pictured) that let you get among the wildlife, including rhinos, giraffes, zebras and antelopes. See details of the Open Vehicle Adventure tour online.

Zoos Victoria: www.zoo.org.au Melbourne Zoo 150 year Anniversary: www.zoo.org.au/150

Roger Trudgeon, Gold Museum [page 2]
How an Egg Bomb Tested the Gold Museum’s Emergency Procedures

www.sovereignhill.com.au/gold-museum-ballarat

JD Mittmann, Burrinja Cultural Centre [page 4]
Powerful Ingiets: the McLeod Gift Collection at Burrinja Cultural Centre
www.burrinja.org.au

Gary Parker, National Vietnam Veterans Museum [page 5]
The Disciplined Forces: Veterans and the Victorian Police
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www.vietnamvetsmuseum.org

Alex Ellem, University Of Melbourne [page 6]
Hic Sunt Dracones: here be hazardous materials
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AICCM: www.aiccm.org.au
Standards Australia: www.standards.org.au/Pages/default.aspx
Safe Work Australia > Hazardous Substances: http://hsis.safeworkaustralia.gov.au
The Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists: www.aioh.org.au/index.aspx
Ansell Chemsafe: www.ansellchemsafe.com/Content.aspx?topicID=189

Kitty Owens, Artist & Writer [page 7]
Hear That Whistle Blowing: an exhibition review of Celebrating 150 years: rail in Bendigo and the Bendigo Brass Band
www.bendigoartgallery.com.au
www.facebook.com/postofficegallerybendigo

Museums Australia (Victoria) Exhibition Grants 2012 [page 8]
Grants visit: www.mavic.asn.au/grants

Victorian Museum Awards 2012 [page 9]
www.mavic.asn.au/awards/award-winners-2012

Thank you to our sponsors:
Gold Sponsor: www.tashcosystems.com.au
Gold Sponsor: www.archivalsurvival.com.au
Silver Sponsor: www.delatitewinery.com.au

Five Newly Accredited Victorian Museums [page 11]
www.mavic.asn.au/museum_accreditation_program

Dimity Mapstone, Museums Australia (Victoria) [page 13]
New Technology in Museums & Galleries Seminar
Presentations: http://www.mavic.asn.au/resources/presentations/new-technology
Resource sheet: www.mavic.asn.au/assets/Information_Sheet_Online_Tools_for_Museums.pdf

Dimity Mapstone, Museums Australia (Victoria) [page 13]
Apps & Online

Collections On Cue
www.artscentremelbourne.com.au/discover/exhibitions.aspx

100 Lost Buildings of Melbourne
www.nattrust.com.au/trust_register__1/lost_app

MobileAppsForMuseums
http://mobileappsformuseums.wordpress.com/

The Web Lab
www.chromeweblab.com

Museum News [page 14-15]

SmartBar at Melbourne Museum: http://museumvictoria.com.au/smartbar

Anti-Seizure Legislation Before Parliament: www.arts.gov.au/consultations/immunity-from-seizure

Copyright 2nd Edition in September: www.lawapps.law.unimelb.edu.au/cmcl/publications/guidelines.html

art_a_base update: www.netsvictoria.org.au

Online Factsheets: www.mavic.asn.au/resources

The Ian Potter Moving Image Commission:www.movingimagecommission.org.au

Police Museum 9/11 exhibition: www.police.vic.gov.au/content.asp?Document_ID=12560

Artsupport Australia & AbaF merge: www.minister.regional.gov.au/sc/releases/2012/august/sc155_2012.aspx

White Night Melbourne: http://whitenightmelbourne.com.au

Coming Up [page 14-15]
See our events page for details: www.mavic.asn.au/events

Laura Miles, Museums Australia (Victoria) [page 16]
Victorian Collections Update
MAP and poet in residence project
Victorian Museums & Galleries Conference 2013
www.mavic.asn.au/stateconference
End of year celebration:
www.mavic.asn.au/events

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