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About Blue Shield Australia

Blue Shield is an international organisation, working to protect the world’s cultural heritage threatened by armed conflict and natural disasters.

Blue Shield Australia (BSA) is one of the national committees of the international Blue Shield.

In 2020 Blue Shield Australia is focussing on the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, promoting disaster planning and awareness amongst archives, libraries, museums, galleries, heritage places, historical societies, local history groups and other cultural heritage organisations during the month of October.

BSA also encourages Australian GLAM institutions and Heritage Places and Historical Societies to review their disaster preparedness plans and resources.