New inscriptions added to Register

Monday, April 17, 2023

The Committee of the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Program was delighted to welcome ten new inscriptions of documentary heritage to its Register in an online ceremony held on Friday 14 April 2023.

We congratulate all of the successful organisations and the individuals who contributed to this process.

The Register will be updated on this website shortly and we will be profiling each of individual inscriptions in partnership with nominators during 2023. Links to further information about the new inscriptions and/or nominators are provided below.

1. Thomas Dick Birrpai Photograph Collection, nominated by Vanessa Finney (Australian Museum) and John Heath (Thomas Dick Birrpai Family Stakeholder Group)

Link via University of New England

2. ACT Border Survey Field Books and FC 18 Plans, nominated by the Territory Records Office and the National Archives of Australia

Link via ACT Government and ArchivesACT

3. Archipelagus Orientalis, sive Asiaticus Johannes Blaeu (The Blaeu Map), nominated by the National Library of Australia

Link via National Library of Australia

4. Dr Barbara Piscitelli Children's Art Archive, nominated by the State Library of Queensland

Link via State Library of Queensland and ArtsHub

5. First Fleet books of Rev Richard Johnson, nominated by Moore Theological College

Link via Moore Theological College

6. Frank Cash photographs of site demolitions and the subsequent building of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, nominated by Moore Theological College

Link via Moore Theological College

7. Musica Viva Australia Historical Collection, nominated by Musica Viva Australia and the State Library of New South Wales

Link via Musica Viva Australia

8. Old Colonists Photographic Mosaics Collection, nominated by the State Library of South Australia

Link via State Library of South Australia

9. Papers of Bishop W.G. Broughton, nominated by Moore Theological College Council

Link via Moore Theological College

10. Miss Porter’s House Documentary Heritage Collection 1910-1997, nominated by Miss Porter’s House: National Trust of Australia, NSW

Link via National Trust of Australia