Kelly Wiltshire

Kelly Wiltshire is a Senior Archive Officer specialising in moving image collection materials. Prior to her role at AIATSIS, Kelly spent a decade working as an archaeologist for the Ngarrindjeri Nation in South Australia and has just completed a PhD focusing on the cultural practice of archaeology.

Kelly has a particular interest in the content and management of moving image collections relating to archaeological practice and has presented at numerous national and international conferences on topics relating to both archaeology and moving image.

Blog posts by this author

three men on a rubber boat paddling in a river

Following the Franklin: Kim McKenzie and the Tasmanian Film Project


31 Aug 2018

This month marks 35 years since the Federal Government ceased the Hydro-Electric Commission’s construction of a dam on the Franklin River in southwest Tasmania following a High Court of Australia ruling; however, evidence presented during this court case...

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Finding families on film

CollectionStolen GenerationsNational ApologyFilmPhotography

3 Apr 2018

It’s a Long Road Back DVD cover This year marks 10 years since the National Apology to Australia’s Stolen Generations, 20 years since the Bringing Them Home report and over 30 years since the Stolen Generations were documented in two AIATSIS...

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Audiovisual Heritage of Torres Strait Singing and Dancing

DigitisationFilmCollectionMusicDanceTorres Strait Islander cultureTorres Strait Islands

27 Oct 2017

World Day for Audiovisual Heritage raises awareness about the importance and vulnerability of audiovisual collections. It is predicted that the preservation of video and audio magnetic tape collections in use since the 1940s will become unviable in less...

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