Dear all,


The schedule for Day 2 of the 45th annual ANZMAPS conference has now been finalised (see below).

There is a great range of topics from historical cartography to the latest government mapping projects, along with the three M’s: Melbourne, murder and the map trade!


To register for the conference, go to


Remember that each of the 4 events over the two days is separately ticketed:

Mon May 22 a.m.:    Workshop - Mastering Google Earth Pro and old maps (University of Melbourne)   $40

Mon May 22 p.m.:    Map Preservation unpacked (State Library of Victoria)   $40

Tue May 23 9-5 :       Papers/presentations (Victoria Rm, Queen Victoria Women's Centre)      $80 inc. lunch & teas

Tue May 23  5-6 p.m.: ANZMapS AGM    free!


That’s 2 full days for only $160!


See you in  Melbourne next month!




0900-0930            Albertine (Alby) Hamilton & Marika Kocsis (State Library Victoria):             Meek’s Atlas: Conservation treatment of an oversized rolled chart


0930-1000            Melinda Clarke (The Melbourne Map):   Putting Melbourne on the map

1000-1030            George Mifsud (Vicmap):             40 Years of Victorian Topographic Mapping


1030-1050            MORNING TEA                 


1050-1120            Caitlin Buckle (UNSW):  Mapping homes: Using qualitative GIS to explore residential mobility

1120-1150            Dr Niall Johnstone (Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care):               Developing an Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation

1150-1220            Dr David Forster (Geological Survey of NSW):       Statewide mapping of naturally occurring asbestos in NSW


1220-1320            LUNCH                 


1320-1350            Maggie Patto (State Library NSW):            Digitising our map collections – what now?

1350-1420            Dr Elizabeth (Bess) Moylan (TAFE Illawarra, GISP-AP): The status of access to regional historical maps: A Wollongong case study

1420-1450            Craig Molyneux (Spatial Vision): Abstraction to Reality: The Quest for Realism in Maps


1450-1510            AFTERNOON TEA                             


1510-1540            AP Dr Louise Steding (Swinburne Uni. Tech.; Stedinger Assocs):          Tracing Murder

1540-1610            Mark Bagnall (NZ National Library):          Mapping Wellington’s Wild West : Thomas Ward’s map of the city of Wellington

1610-1640            Dr David Fraser (ANZMAPS; MSIA):          The History of Map Trade in Australia, New Zealand, and Oceania


1640-1700            PACK UP/ BUFFER TIME                


1700-1800            ANZMAPS AGM               





Dr Brendan Whyte

Assistant Curator of Maps

National Library of Australia

Parkes Place


ACT 2600



Ph: +61 2 6262 1192

Fax: +61 2 6262 1653


“Sed ego qui scripsi hanc historiam aut uerius fabulam quibusdam fidem in hac historia aut fabula non accommodo. Quaedam enim ibi sunt praestrigia demonum, quaedam autem figmenta poetica, quaedam similia uero, quaedam non, quaedam ad delectationem stultorum.” – Colophon to Táin Bó Cúalnge in the Book of Leinster