Q ANZAC 100: Memories for a New Generation

Workshops for the heritage sector

World War materials held by your organisation are unique source materials about Queensland's diverse places, people and communities.

First World War materials held by heritage and cultural organisations across Queensland are unique primary source materials about Queensland's diverse places, people, communities and local history.

The workshop program will assist the heritage and cultural sector to build skills to help make locally held First World War and Anzac collection materials more discoverable and engaging online. The workshops will also provide advice on best practice conservation methods and sharing your local Anzac and WWI history with your local community. These workshops are designed for those working in the heritage sector. For community events, visit regional events for the community.

Upcoming workshops in 2017:

Promote and share First World War collections online

A workshop exploring how digitised content is made more discoverable and engaging in an online world.

Wed 22 Mar 2017 9am - 4pm & Thurs 23 Mar 2017 9am - 1pm (1.5 day workshop) Ration Shed Museum, 19 Barambah Avenue, Cherbourg. Details

Wed 5 Apr 2017 9am - 4pm & Thurs 6 Apr 2017 9am - 1pm (1.5 day workshop) Bundaberg Library, 59 Woondooma Street, Bundaberg. Details

Wed 3 May 2017 9am - 4pm & Thurs 4 may 2017 9am - 1pm (1.5 day workshop) Gold Coast Local Studies Library, Corner of Garden and Lawson Streets, Southport.  Details

First World War Treasures: a white gloves experience

This workshop offers a unique opportunity to put on the white gloves and take a hands-on look at some of State Library of Queensland’s precious original First World War materials.

Tues 21 Mar 2017 10am - 12noon. Ration Shed Museum, 19 Barambah Avenue, Cherbourg. Details

Tues 4 Apr 2017  10am - 12 noon. Bundaberg Library, 49 Woondooma Street, Bundaberg.  Details

Tues 2 May 2017 10am - 12 noon  Gold Coast Local Studies Library, Corner of Garden and Lawson Streets, Southport. Details

Learning notes: First World War treasures: a white gloves experience

Caring for your First World War collections

Learn how to care for your First World War treasures with a specialist conservator.

Tues 21 Mar 2017 1pm - 4pm. Ration Shed Museum, 19 Barambah Avenue, Cherbourg. Details

Tues 4 Apr 2017 1pm - 4pm. Bundaberg Library, 48 Woondooma Street, Bundaberg.  Details

Tues 2 May 2017 1pm - 4pm Gold Coast Local Studies Library, Corner of Garden and Lawson Streets, Southport. Details


John Hicks and Co patriotic float, Brisbane, 1916. Image No: 203571