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Collections WA Workshops

Collections WA is a free online, searchable platform that brings together collections from galleries, libraries, museums, archives, cultural organisations and community groups from around Western Australia. Organisations are able to add content to Collections WA and the general public can access it as a searchable database.

Western Australia’s diverse collections capture the countless shared stories of our past. Collections WA has been designed as a central database that can unite and strengthen our stories, build connections, and help us to gain a better understanding of Western Australia’s intricate history.

Australian Museums and Galleries Association Western Australia are holding training on how to use and upload records to Collections WA. The training will also cover:

  • Sensitive records
  • Copyright
  • Indigenous Cultural Intellectual Property 
  • Fundamentals of cataloguing
  • Hands on digitising session
  • Mass importing your records


Our 2021 Collections WA Training schedule will be released in February.

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Collections WA is an initiative of the Collecting Sector Working Group and is overseen by the Australian Museums and Galleries Association Western Australia and the Western Australian Museum with funding provided by Lotterywest, the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries and the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development.

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