8 June 2011
Blue Shield Australia has been awarded a grant by the Office of the Arts, though the Distributed National Collections program.
Blue Shield Australia has been active in promoting cultural heritage risk preparedness in Australia since its inception in 2005.
In awarding the funding the Hon Simon Crean MP, Minister for Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government in Australia’s Federal Government, stated that given the recent spate of natural disasters in Australia the project is both timely and important. The project BSA: Building cultural heritage resilience in regional Australia. Please see the media release for more information.