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Elysha Rei

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Elysha Rei, Queensland State Archives. Queensland State Archives: it's all about access presentation at Opening Doors: 2019 Museums & Galleries Queensland Conference.

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  1. 1. Queensland State Archives It’s all about access Elysha Rei, Public Programs Officer
  2. 2. Today’s presentation • Who is QSA? • Access and Engagement • The Memory Lounge Project • Overview – the lounge and the program • Dementia Australia Action Plan • Commitment Principles • Legacy outcomes
  3. 3. Queensland State Archives 3 Who is QSA?
  4. 4. Queensland State Archives 4
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  6. 6. Queensland State Archives 6
  7. 7. “ “The archive is popularly conceived as a space where things are hidden in a state of stasis, imbued with secrecy, mystery and power.” Sue Breakell, ‘Perspectives: Negotiating the Archive’, Tate Papers, no.9, Spring 2008
  8. 8. “ “Archives are seen as rows and rows of boxes on shelves, impenetrable without the codex which unlocks their arrangements and locations.” Sue Breakell, ‘Perspectives: Negotiating the Archive’, Tate Papers, no.9, Spring 2008
  9. 9. Queensland State Archives 9 Access and Engagement A team and a strategy
  10. 10. Access and Engagement Department of Housing and Public Works 10 • Secure meaningful connections and communities • Improve discoverability • Attract new audiences • Develop and maintain new strategic partnerships • Transform one-off visitors to repeat visitors • Increase cross QSA collaboration • Transform front of house
  11. 11. Queensland State Archives 11
  12. 12. Queensland State Archives 12 The Memory Lounge
  13. 13. Queensland State Archives 13
  14. 14. Department of Housing and Public Works 14
  15. 15. Queensland State Archives 15
  16. 16. Where did it all start? 16
  17. 17. Six Commitment Principles Department of Housing and Public Works 19 1. People living with dementia are actively involved in the process of becoming dementia- friendly 2. Commitment 3. Up-skilling staff 4. Review of the physical environment 5. Business documentation 6. Review and continuous improvement
  18. 18. Queensland State Archives 20 Principle 1: People living with dementia are actively involved in the process of becoming dementia friendly.
  19. 19. Queensland State Archives 21 Principle 2: Commitment
  20. 20. Queensland State Archives 22 Principle 3: Up-skilling staff
  21. 21. Department of Housing and Public Works 23 Principle 4: Review of the physical environment
  22. 22. “ 24 People living with dementia can experience their world as confusing, disorienting and, at worst, disabling and even dangerous. A well set up or designed environment, planned with impaired thinking skills in mind, can help maintain abilities and provide meaningful engagement by providing essential prompts, accessibility and reduce risks to support a person with dementia. Dementia Australia Queensland State Archives
  23. 23. Department of Housing and Public Works 25
  24. 24. Queensland State Archives 26
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  27. 27. Queensland State Archives 29 Principle 5: Business documentation
  28. 28. Queensland State Archives 30 Principle 6: Review and continuous improvement
  29. 29. Queensland State Archives 31 Legacy Outcomes
  30. 30. Connection to community through personal engagement Queensland State Archives 32
  31. 31. Value shift of our collection: From state memory to personal memory Queensland State Archives 33 DID 22128 DID 2650
  32. 32. Cultural shift with QSA staff Queensland State Archives 34
  33. 33. Stronger connection with GLAM peers Queensland State Archives 35
  34. 34. Partnerships – health and academic Queensland State Archives 36
  35. 35. Queensland State Archives 37 Creating and sharing a model for community engagement and access Memorable moments
  36. 36. Brisbane City Hall Queensland State Archives 38 Item ID 435739
  37. 37. Cloudland Queensland State Archives 39 DID 6535
  38. 38. Rosemary and Len Queensland State Archives 40 DID: 5948
  39. 39. Queensland State Archives 41 Questions? programs@archives.qld.gov.au 07 3037 6777

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