Mildura - 18 - 19 November

Saturday 18 November - Consultation Day

Sunday 19 November - Activity Day

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Day 1 - Consultation Day

Saturday 18 November 10 am to 4 pm

Please book a free individual session with one of our experts;

  • Jude Fraser specialising in paper based wartime memorabilia (photos, prints, documents and diaries);
  • Marion Parker specialising in 3D artefacts (uniforms, military kit and equipment, medals and textiles);
  • David Gardner, Director of the RAAF Museum who will assist with general and historical information.

Twenty-minute sessions run from 10am to 4pm and bookings are essential.

Memorabilia brought in for these sessions will be photographed as a documentary record of the workshops.

For your safety and that of others STRICTLY NO WEAPONS OR MUNITION. If you would like advice about these, please bring a photo.

Rolling collection care demonstrations will be running throughout the day. These include cleaning of metals, archival storage for memorabilia, preventive measures and storage of textiles and researching military history.

We encourage people without memorabilia wishing to view sessions to book an observer ticket.


Day 2 - Activity Day

Sunday 19 November 10 am to 3 pm

10:15 am Talk: Caring for Wartime Memorabilia

Rolling collection care demonstrations will be running during the day.

These include:

  • cleaning of metals,
  • checking and preventing insect attack,
  • disaster preparedness in the home,
  • removing photographs from magnetic albums,
  • researching military history and medal information,
  • preventive and storage of textiles memorabilia.
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Online Booking

Location: Benetook Room, Alfred Deakin Centre, 180-190 Deakin Avenue, Mildura

Enquiries phone: 9348 5700

Enquiries email: war.heritage@dpc.vic.gov.au

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