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, CMAG
  • Margy Burn, NLA
  • Ray Edmondson
  • Meg Labrum, NFSA
  • Kylie Moloney, NLA
  • Lyndall Osborne, AIATSIS
  • Maggie Shapley, ANU
  • Ex officio: Adam Illman, Secretary-General, Australian National Commission for UNESCO, DFAT

State and Territory Liaison Officers

  • NSW: Christine Yeats; Megan Martin, Sydney Living Museums
  • Northern Territory: Katherine Hamilton, Northern Territory Library
  • Queensland: Adrian Cunningham; Tania Cleary
  • South Australia: Corinne Ball, History SA
  • Tasmania: Jenny Jerome, Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office
  • Victoria: Jo Ritale, State Library of Victoria
  • Western Australia: Sandy Toussaint, University of Western Australia