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Education & training

Each year, M&G QLD compiles a list of education, training and professional development opportunities for people in, and aspiring to work in the museum and gallery sector.

Education, training & professional development

In this resource, education and training opportunities are grouped by availability within Queensland and outside Queensland, including courses available via distance mode. Written by Museums & Galleries Queensland.

Document updated: December 2021

Services we offer

Museums & Galleries Queensland delivers workshops, seminars, networking events and conferences for the sector in all of our major program areas: sector development, training and professional development and exhibition development and touring.

Useful resources

Australian Copyright Council – Training

The Australian Copyright Council represents the peak bodies for professional artists and content creators working in Australia’s creative industries and Australia’s major copyright collecting societies.

P: 02 9101 2399
E: [email protected]

Australian Government – study assist

Information for students about government assistance for financing tertiary study.

Australian Government – job outlook

Job Outlook can help you make decisions about study and training, your first job, or the next step in your career.

Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material – Events and webinars

The Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material (AICCM) is the professional organisation for conservators in Australia.

Australian Museums and Galleries Association (AMaGA)

The Australian Museums and Galleries Association is the national professional organisation and peak council for museums and public art galleries in Australia.

P: 02 6230 0346
E: [email protected]

Creative Partnerships Australia – Professional development

Creative Partnerships Australia provides artists and arts organisations with the tools, skills and resources to flourish. From fundraising programs and opportunities for business partnerships, to practical campaigning tips and capacity building workshops.

P: 03 9616 0300

Flying Arts Alliance Inc – Professional development programs

Flying Arts is an arts and cultural development organisation that inspires the appreciation, practice and professional development of the visual arts as a lifetime interest or career aspiration, and a creative life for all Queenslanders.

P: 07 3216 1322
E: [email protected]

The Good Universities Guide

Australia’s largest course comparison website.

State Library of Queensland – Preserve your collections

The State Library of Queensland’s preservation staff use specialised techniques to care for, preserve, and make accessible a range of items according to their use and significance. As well as preserving their own collection, they offer advice and services to Queensland’s regional libraries, other organisations, and members of the public.

Volunteering Australia

Volunteering Australia is the national peak body for volunteering, working to advance volunteering in the Australian community.

P: 0480 258 723
E: [email protected]


Find related funding in our Grants & Philanthropic funding resource.

Resources are correct at time of publishing. Is there a resource that should be on this page? Let us know.


Ben O’Dwyer

Information Officer, Museums & Galleries Queensland

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