WA Art Gallery’s $300m collection at risk of damage, damning auditor-general report finds

WA Art Gallery’s $300m collection at risk of damage, damning auditor-general report finds

Updated May 17, 2018 15:29:52 Photo: The WA Art Gallery lacks space to store its works appropriately, the report found. (ABC News: Louise Merrillees) Western Australia’s $300 million state art collection is at risk of damage or loss thanks to a lack of storage space and appropriate conservation, an auditor-general’s …

Fremantle Prison wants the public to surrender their jailhouse hoard for museum’s collection

Fremantle Prison wants the public to surrender their jailhouse hoard for museum’s collection

Posted May 16, 2018 08:00:06 External Link: Infamous convict ‘Moondyne Joe’ occupied a special escape-proof cell at Fremantle Prison. Fremantle Prison was built by convicts to hold convicts. From 1859 until 1991, it was Western Australia’s maximum security prison before it closed and became a tourist attraction and history museum. …

State Library of Victoria appeals for funds to conserve Walter and Helena Cass collection

State Library of Victoria appeals for funds to conserve Walter and Helena Cass collection

Updated May 16, 2018 05:18:13 Photo: Walter Cass (centre) in Egypt in 1915. (Supplied: State Library of Victoria) Related Story: State Library has ‘never been busier’, as $88m revamp focuses on more space Related Story: Beyond the dome: Discover the secrets of Victoria’s 160yo State Library They thrived during a …

Waste collection recycling crisis deepens as Cleanaway and councils locked in stand-off

Waste collection recycling crisis deepens as Cleanaway and councils locked in stand-off

Posted May 08, 2018 07:27:17 Photo: Cleanaway’s South Guildford storage shed is at capacity amid a recycling crisis. (ABC News: Kathryn Diss) Australia’s largest waste collector Cleanaway says it could be forced to send some recyclables to landfill or stop collecting kerbside bins in three Perth metropolitan councils within a …

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John McRoberts trial: fraud squad boss opposed travel agent ‘debt collection’ strategy, court hears

John McRoberts trial: fraud squad boss opposed travel agent ‘debt collection’ strategy, court hears

Updated April 30, 2018 21:28:23 Photo: Former NT Police commissioner John McRoberts (right) is accused of trying to deflect an investigation. (ABC News: Felicity James) The police officer in charge of the Northern Territory’s fraud squad raised concerns a civil “debt collection” strategy for travel agents suspected of fraud was …

Railway heritage clock collection tells the importance of time for train transport

Railway heritage clock collection tells the importance of time for train transport

Posted April 30, 2018 08:12:59 Photo: Clock conservator Doug Minty inside the Sydney Trains heritage clock collection. (ABC Radio Sydney: Luke Wong) Related Story: The clocks that made the trains (and an entire state) run on time Related Story: Sydney is rebuilding tram systems ripped out in the 1960s Hidden …

Australian painting On The Sands part of historic sale from private collection

Australian painting On The Sands part of historic sale from private collection

Updated April 22, 2018 05:30:55 Photo: What beach is this? Mystery surrounds On The Sands (1920) by Elioth Gruner. (Supplied: Menzies Fine Art Auctioneers and Valuers) The jury might be out as to where it was painted, but the future is bright for a beach scene by one of the …

INXS guitarist Kirk Pengilly auctions away his rare collection

INXS guitarist Kirk Pengilly auctions away his rare collection

By Mark Tobin Posted March 21, 2018 07:15:17 Photo: Kirk Pengilly hopes the guitars he is selling are picked up by musicians. (ABC News: Mark Tobin) Related Story: 20 years on, let’s remember Michael Hutchence for his talent, not the headlines A huge collection of rare guitars and other musical …