INSITE / May - June 2012 / Distributed Collections

This issue of INSITE includes articles about distributed collections of sports and war-related heritage as well as information about Victorian Museum Award nominations and news about our Branch Committee. We also report on the proceedings from our inaugural state conference.

Cover image: Fan Banner, China, c1880. Feathers, silk, papier-mâche, wood & hand cut mirrors from the Golden Dragon Museum’s collection and online at the Culture Victoria website.

Culture Victoria:
The Golden Dragon Museum is in Bridge Street, Bendigo:


Dr Marina Larsson, Department of Planning and Community Development [page 2]
Our Distributed War-related Heritage
Veterans Heritage at the Veterans Unit of DPCD:
Other sites of interest:
Military History, Heritage Victoria:
Australian Defence force, Army History Unit:

Margaret Birtley, Melbourne Cricket Club [page 4]
The Sports Heritage Jigsaw
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The National Sports Museum:

MA (Vic)'s Exhibition Design Seminar [page 6]
Presentations from this seminar available online:

The MA (Vic) Branch Committee for 2012-2014 [page 7]

Pam Millist, Maxus Australia [page 9]
Unlocking the Value of Collections
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Guinness Archive:
Guinness Storehouse:
Inmagic Presto:
Victoria Law:
Rail Knowledge Bank:

Collect, Conserve, Connect Inaugural State Conference [page 10]
ABC Ballarat audiocast of the Risky Business session:

The Victorian Museum Awards 2012 [page 12]
For more about the range of products and services on offer from our Gold Sponsors visit:

More information about the Awards at:

Raphael Fiorese, Museums Australia (Victoria) [page 12]
MA (Vic) Member Survey Feedback
To keep up to date with membership benefits visit:

Sophie Garrett, University of Melbourne Archives [page 13]
Explore Melbourne’s Built Heritage
The full program for the University of Melbourne’s Cultural Treasures Festival (28-29 July) is available at:
The Heritage Victoria App is available at:

Dimity Mapstone, Museums Australia (Victoria) [page 13]
Apps & Online
Australian Museums Join Google Art
Christchurch CityviewAR

Digital Publishing Australia
Object on iTunes U
Museums & the Web Conference

Museums News [Page 14]
The REB Receives Funds 
Conference Blog posts
SLV Family History Day
Dromkeen Donation to SLV
Museum Victoria Joins Historypin 
Local History Grant winners announced
Anzac Centenary 2014-2018

Laura Miles, Museums Australia (Victoria) [page 16]
Branch News

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