THE State Government has announced a new round of funding for the War Heritage Collections Training Program and Mark Gepp MP is encouraging Northern Victorian ex-service organisations to lodge an expression of interest.
The program gives ex-service organisations the opportunity to receive expert training and support to help them protect, preserve and increase access to their military history.
Training helps recipients produce a report identifying conservation, significance and exhibition priorities, repair and stabilise memorabilia and exhibit and digitise collections.
The ex-service organisations that have already participated in the War Collections Training Program have preserved items such as clothing, weapons, medals, and souvenirs from a range of conflicts. They can be seen at victoriancollections.net.au