Media Archives Project Pilot Study

Project Coordinator and Convenor: Dr Bridget Griffen-Foley

The Media Archives Project will encourage and support Australia’s media industry, media practitioners and individual hobbyists to preserve, make available, digitise, or deposit archival material in existing repositories. A pilot study will be undertaken in the second half of 2009 whereby a project officer will investigate how best to: update existing archival listings; identify material held by individuals and organisations; meet with industry leaders and collecting institutions; enable increased access by researchers; and expand the capacity of the CRN’s Australian Media History Database.

The pilot study will focus on Sydney, with the project to later expand across Australia. It will: