GOLD MUSEUM SUCCESSFUL IN THE 2014 SIR RUPERT HAMER RECORDS MANAGEMENT AWARDS

Ms. Justine Heazlewood, Mr. Roger Trudgeon and Ms. Joanne de Morton (1)

Ms. Justine Heazlewood (Director and Keeper of Public Records), Mr. Roger Trudgeon (Manager/Curator of the Gold Museum) and Ms. Joanne de Morton (President of the Public Records Advisory Council)
Image: Sir Rupert Hamer Records Management Awards organised by Public Record Office Victoria

On Thursday, 22nd May, the Gold Museum was recognised for its excellence in the online record management of its extensive collections, being named a winner in the Sir Rupert Hamer Awards. The awards are presented annually by the Public Records Office of Victoria. Named after the former Victorian Premier and public records advocate, Sir Rupert Hamer, the Gold Museum’s project was called Onsite and Online: Expanding Access to the Gold Museum Collections, and won in Category 1 in the ‘Places of Deposit’ section.

A gala ceremony was held at Parliament House in the lavish surroundings of Queens Hall with the Minister for the Arts, the Hon Heidi Victoria MLA, welcoming the two hundred guests and the hierarchy of the Public Record Office presenting the awards.    Continue reading »