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Depending on specific skills, interests and training provided tasks could include any of the following(as agreed on an ongoing basis in collaboration with Heritage Manager) :

  • Administration - cataloguing, database management, office organisation
  • Conservation including hands on care of objects
  • Curatorial - exhibition planning and preparation
  • Historical research
  • Seminar or conference presentations
  • Graphic design for promotional material and exhibitions
  • Assisting with tour groups to CADCAI / events/ festivals
  • Updating of social media and website content
  • Grant writing

Skills/Qualification/opportunities to be gained:

  • Cross-cultural knowledge and understanding
  • Knowledge and understanding of Chinese migration and settlement of Cairns and region since the late 18th century
  • Knowledge and experience in Museum collections management and practice
  • Meet, work and socialise with other passionate and community minded people with similar interests
  • Attend workshops, talks, exhibitions and displays, conferences and other related training and education.