23.08.2019-45 views -Mc Script
Release, Collections Council of Quotes Ltd.
Pleasant speech simply by Master of Ceremonies, CEO Margaret Birtley
Good evening – I am Margaret Birtley, CEO of the Selections Council of Australia, along with your Master of Ceremonies pertaining to the formal proceedings this evening.
• Senator Rod Kemp, Chair with the CMC and Minister pertaining to the Arts and Sport
• Sue Nattrass, Chair of the Collections Authorities of Quotes
• Company directors of the Series Council
• Distinguished guests, colleagues and friends
Let me begin by recognizing the traditional owners of this land on which all of us stand – the Wurundjeri people – and the members of indigenous communities whom are around this evening.
I'd also like to acknowledge that lots of of you have travelled by interstate to be with us at this juncture.
Welcome to all.
In the eight months since commencing my own work with the Collections Council, I've mirrored a lot on the meaning and purpose of selections. It has occurred to me that we can draw an interesting parallel to the world of collections in the popular associated with magic built famous in a series of recent novels...
In J. E. Rowling's world of Hogwarts, a magic wand can get a person's memory from their human brain, and the wonderful " pensieve” is a dish in which that memory may be revisited, inspected, and analysed. Through the mysterious powers with the pensieve, historic details that have been once well-known only to the folks who were area of the remembered event can be viewed simply by others who were not there at the time.
Inside our world, you will discover no magic wands or pensieves. But thanks to the mindful work of the archives, galleries and museums, libraries and museums, the evidence of past events and practices is still preserved. In Australia's ethnical collections are living millions of items that file our previous and present. The ethnic collections of Australia, given away nation-wide in diverse organisations, hold the evidence of significant remembrances relating to whom we are,...