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We continue our stories on each of the Winners and Special Commendation recipients of the 2012 Gallery and Museum Achievement Awards (GAMAA) in five categories.

Museum and Gallery Services Queensland (M&GSQ) proudly announced the recipients of the 2012 GAMAA at a special event hosted by the Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, Caboolture, on Saturday 17 November. Guest presenter, Hon. Ros Bates, Minister for Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts congratulated this year’s recipients and presented the winners with a specially-commissioned trophy created by Queensland artist, Donna Marcus.

In our third article, we announce the GAMAA recipients in the category, ‘Organisations: Volunteer Run’:

WINNER – Pioneer Valley Museum at Mirani, Mackay Historical Society and Museum, Mackay Regional Council Library Service Heritage Collection, Greenmount Homestead and Sarina District Historical Society and Museum for their collaborative project,  Sugar Strike: The Impact of the 1911 Sugar Strike on the Mackay region.

SPECIAL COMMENDATION – Chinchilla Historical Society Inc. for Making the Museum More Relevant to the Local Community.

This category was generously sponsored by Archival Survival. The Winner receives archival goods to the value of $1,000.


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