Objective: how to approach the issue of storage for the collections in South Australia.

Recommendation and response

Accepted - Storage options will be developed for consideration and implementation.

January 2020 update

Work is underway to better protect and store South Australia’s collections through the CISSC committee. A business case is being developed to identify and evaluate options for long term collection storage, considering the needs of the Art Gallery of South Australia, South Australian Museum, History Trust of South Australia and the State Library of South Australia. It is expected this work will be progressed through 2020.

March 2020 update

The department has completed an options analysis for long-term storage solutions to inform future strategies. A significant amount of stakeholder engagement was completed in developing the various options which were ultimately endorsed by the CISSC. DPC is considering the options further and will continue to progress this work through 2020.

June 2020 update

The department is continuing to engage with stakeholders to consider and refine the options further and will continue to consult with members of the CISSC as this work progresses.