About the Australian Memory of the World Program

Founded in December 2000, and conducted under the auspices of the Australian National Commission for UNESCO, the Australian Memory of the World Program is one of more than 60 Memory of the World programs worldwide. The Australian program aims to:

The Australian Memory of the World Program operates within the regional framework of MOWCAP, the Memory of the World Committee for Asia/Pacific.

 

UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Committee

  • Chair:  Roslyn Russell
  • Deputy Chair: Anne-Marie Condé, NAA
  • Treasurer: Pam Gatenby
  • Chair, Assessment Sub-Committee: Christine Yeats
  • Student Volunteer Program Coordinator: Rachel Watson

ACT-based Committee Members

  • Shane Breynard, Canberra Museum and Gallery
  • Kevin Bradley, National Library of Australia
  • Adrian Cunningham, archivist
  • Ray Edmondson, audiovisual archivist
  • Meg Labrum, National Film and Sound Archive
  • Lyndall Osborne, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  • Barbara Reeve, conservator
  • Maggie Shapley, archivist
  • Ex officio: Sue Moore, Secretary-General, Australian National Commission for UNESCO, DFAT

State and Territory Liaison Officers

  • NSW: Christine Yeats, Royal Australian Historical Society
  • Queensland: Gavin Bannerman, State Library of Queensland
  • South Australia: Corinne Ball, History South Australia
  • Tasmania: Jenny Jerome, Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office
  • Victoria: Nicole Cousen, historian
  • Western Australia: Sandy Toussaint, University of Western Australia