REGIONAL WORKSHOP & AGM 18 - 19 October 2018

Echuca Workshop and AGM 18 - 19 October 2018

Vessel Restoration and the River

The next AMMC Workshop will be held in Echuca - Victoria hosted by the Port of Echuca Discovery Center

The full program can be viewed here.


Come join us for the AMMC Regional Workshop in Echuca, Victoria, on 18 and 19 October 2018.

The theme of the Workshop is Vessel Restoration and the River coupled with a hands-on Workshop to develop the new ANMM/AMMC Travelling Exhibition,  Australians and their Boats. The Workshop will feature plenty of delegate interaction, participation, and learning about staging low cost exhibitions. 


The Workshop begins on Thursday 18 October with a cruise aboard Paddle Steamer Pevensy from Echuca Wharf, and concludes on Friday 19 October after the AMMC Annual General Meeting and a light working lunch.

Thursday 18 October 2018: 

  • Cruise on a river paddle steamer
  • Opportunity to discuss topics such as the realities of restoring, operating and interpreting a heritage vessel
  • A hands-on Workshop  with plenty of delegate interaction, participation, and learning to develop the new ANMM/AMMC Travelling Exhibition,  Australians and their Boats
  • Pubs of the Port Tour

Friday 19 October 2018: 

  • Workshop part 2 - with a focus on staging low cost exhibitions.
  • AMMC Annual General Meeting (AGM) - click here for the AGM Agenda, nomination forms for election of members to the AMMC Board, and a full statement of accounts. 

The delegate fee has been kept low, and simply covers the costs of the event. The Workshop fee of $50 per person includes, morning and afternoon teas and lunches on Thursday and Friday, plus a cruise aboard the PS Pevensey on Thursday morning and a 'Pubs of the Port' tour in the early evening on Thursday, before an optional dinner.  

The optional dinner on Thursday evening at Henry's Bridge Hotel, Echuca, is at an additional cost per person of $40.


Suggested accommodation options are: 

• Quest Apartments (Directly across from where workshop will be held) – contact (03) 5481 3900
• Nirebo Motel - (03) 5482 2033 (also across the road)
• Mercure – Port of Echuca (Walking distance) – (03) 5482 5666 

Getting there: Echuca is 2.5 hour drive from Melbourne

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