Core Members

CHAFC Inc has three tiers of membership. Governance of CHAFC is through an Executive Committee elected by core members consisting of a Chairperson and two Officers representing core members This pages lists the core members of CHAFC.

Aus­tralian Museum

The Australian Museum is more than a leading cultural attraction in Sydney; it’s also a hub of information, education, resources and research.

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National Research Collections Australia

CSIRO is the custodian of four National Research Collections Australia:

  • Australian National Insect Collection (ANIC), specialising in Australian terrestrial invertebrates
  • Australian National Wildlife Collection (ANWC), specialising in land vertebrates
  • Australian National Fish Collection (ANFC), specialising in marine fishes

These collections are a vital resource for the provision of accurate and reliable information on species identification for biosecurity, conservation and the development of sustainable land and marine management systems. The collections contribute to a range of national and international initiatives such as the Global Biodiversity Information Facility and the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Sciences through staff participation and data provision.

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Museum Vic­to­ria

Museum Victoria is the state museum for Victoria. Dating back to 1854, Museum Victoria is an encyclopaedic museum, responsible for the care of the State collection of nearly 17 million objects across the disciplines of sciences and humanities, including indigenous cultures. Research and collections care, preservation and development form a core component of the work conducted at Museum Victoria.

Long-term and temporary exhibitions are presented at three venues: Melbourne Museum, the Immigration Museum and Scienceworks. Museum Victoria also has custodianship of the World Heritage Listed Royal Exhibition Building. These exhibitions are core to our cultural and scientific programs for the people of Victoria and visitors from interstate and overseas.

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North­ern Ter­ri­tory Museum and Art Gallery

Set in a tropical garden on Darwin Harbour at Bullocky Point is the Northern Territory’s premier cultural institution – the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT). The MAGNT collections place the region’s art, history and culture, and natural history in an Australian and international context through research, interpretation and collection development.

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Queen Vic­to­ria Museum Art Gallery

Proudly owned and operated by the Launceston City Council, the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery is Australia’s largest regional museum.

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Queens­land Museum

The Museum houses permanent and changing exhibitions and also provides in-depth education experiences, innovative public programs, early childhood activities and entertaining holiday activities.

The Museum aims to connect visitors to Queensland, its people and Queensland’s place in the world – past, present and future, through exhibitions, displays and public programs.

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South Aus­tralian Museum

The South Australian Museum boasts five floors of natural history artefacts including the world’s largest collection of Australian Aboriginal cultural material.

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Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

Art that inspires you / Cultures that connect you / History that challenges you / Science that surprises you / Treasures that delight you / Stories that move you.

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West­ern Aus­tralia Museum

The Western Australian Museum has a long and proud history since its establishment in 1891.

It is responsible for six public museums, a collections research centre and an outreach function spread across the largest State in the world. It is also responsible for the management of some 200 shipwreck sites and 8 archaeological sites.

The Museum is custodian of more than 4.5million objects that document and celebrate the unique environment and people of Western Australia. This collection is an invaluable resource for researching the past, understanding the present and addressing the challenges of the future.

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