The Ration Shed is pleased to announce that it has won an award at the annual Museums Australia MAGNA awards ceremony in held in Launceston on the 17 May 2014.
The awards…recognise the significant positive impact of our highest achievers in contributing to the sector by establishing benchmark excellence in Exhibitions, Public Programs, Indigenous projects, and projects and developments that promote ethical and sustainable practices.
The Ration Shed took out the first prize in the Indigenous Project or Keeping Place Award for the submission of the organisation’s educational materials. These range from the Timeline display in the Ration Shed to the Memory archive website, the videos, workbooks and other publications which are made available to schools and visitors who come to the Cherbourg Historical Precinct.
The award commendation reads:
A wonderfully rich project reviewing important Indigenous history and changing perceptions and awareness in Cherbourg.
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