Registration Now Open – Going the Distance – Packing and Crating Workshop



Hi everyone,

In partnership with International Art Services, the Australasian Registrars Committee is pleased to announce a series of packing and crating workshops for Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.

These one day intensive workshops will explore options for the safe and cost effective packing of objects for storage, short domestic movements or longer national and international transit. Presented by IAS and Charm Watts (AGNSW), Going the Distance provides attendees with practical advice and industry solutions for packing and crating, including an overview of materials in use in Australasia and further afield. Held at IAS’ Melbourne, Sydney and Perth facilities, these events are fully catered, with transport options available for Melbourne participants from the CBD to the venue.

Sydney – Monday, 21st May 2018

Melbourne – Friday, 25th May 2018

Perth – Friday 8th June, 2018


For more details about these events, and to book in, see below:

May 21 – Sydney

Going the Distance – presented by International Art Services – Sydney

May 25 – Melbourne

Going the Distance – presented by International Art Services – Melbourne

June 8 – Perth

Going the Distance – presented by International Art Services – Perth

We hope to see you there!


Greg Hunter
Collections Registrar @ Melbourne Cricket Club (National Sports Museum)

Greg has been part of the Registration team at the National Sports Museum since 2010. He is responsible for the cataloguing, condition reporting, freighting and packing of a diverse range of over 60,000 objects in three distinct collections, and also manages the museum’s inward and outward loan agreements. Prior to entering the Registration field, Greg worked with the Shrine of Remembrance and was an exhibition assistant with the National Sports Museum, working on the development of the Champions: Thoroughbred Racing Gallery. Greg holds a BA (Honours) in History (2005) and a Graduate Diploma in Museum Studies (2012), both from Deakin University. He also holds a Diploma in Law and Collection Management (2014) from the Institute of Art and Law (UK). He is passionate about all things relating to the registration and collections fields, and is delighted to be able to assist ARC in meeting the needs of its wonderful membership base and championing the cause of registrars throughout the region.

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