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WA Conference Correspondents at MGA2018

We’re excited to announce that 14 members from WA received bursaries to attend the Museums Galleries Australia National Conference in Melbourne, 4-7 June this year. They’re going to act as Confe-respondents to be your eyes and ears on the ground. Let me introduce Confe-respondent #6….   jessica winters I moved to Manjimup, Western Australia in 2016 in pursuit of being involved in the big changes happening in regional WA. Originally from Perth, I have an Honours degree in Urban & Regional Planning and spent the first five years of my career working in community housing while concurrently running my own...

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WA Conference Correspondents at MGA2018

We’re excited to announce that 14 members from WA received bursaries to attend the Museums Galleries Australia National Conference in Melbourne, 4-7 June this year. They’re going to act as Confe-respondents to be your eyes and ears on the ground. Let me introduce Confe-respondent #5….   malcolm traill   I have worked at the Museum of the Great Southern in Albany now for almost ten years, but have been involved in the history and heritage industry for much longer, as a librarian and a historian. I am a regular conference-goer. Not only do I enjoy the travel away, but I...

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WA Conference Correspondents at MGA2018

We’re excited to announce that 14 members from WA received bursaries to attend the Museums Galleries Australia National Conference in Melbourne, 4-7 June this year. They’re going to act as Confe-respondents to be your eyes and ears on the ground. Let me introduce Confe-respondent #4….   jessica marantelli   I was born in rural north-west WA and moved around a lot as a child before settling in Perth. I left Australia shortly after turning 18 and moved to Florence, Italy were I completed a BA in Art History and a BA in Fine Art Conservation at Marist University-Lorenzo de Medici...

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WA Conference Correspondents at MGA2018

We’re excited to announce that 14 members from WA received bursaries to attend the Museums Galleries Australia National Conference in Melbourne, 4-7 June this year. They’re going to act as Confe-respondents to be your eyes and ears on the ground. Let me introduce Confe-respondent #2…. toni church I am a PhD candidate and sessional academic at the University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle. After working and volunteering with Western Australian Museum, National Trust of Western Australia, National Anzac Centre and Sydney Living Museums, I began a creative PhD project in 2016 combining my passions for Australian and women’s histories with...

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MGA2018 CONFERESPONDENT

Introducing Julianne Mackay, another of our WA Conferespondents attending MGA2018 Conference in Melbourne. JULIANNE MACKAY I have worked in a variety of travel and events positions, notably 8 years with the Perth International Arts Festival where I was the Travel Manager handing all flights, accommodation and visa arrangements for incoming artists. I’ve worked for a broad range of arts organisations like PICA and Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company as well as STEPS Youth Dance Company, Performing Lines Western Australia and at UWA. I’ve curated a number of individual projects and exhibitions including the annual St Georges Art Show, which I’ve...

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