Advice for salvaging flood damaged belongings

If you have personal belongings affected by the recent floods the State Library conservation team can offer advice. Contact them between 9am to 5pm weekdays on 03 8664 7359 (Melbourne) or 1800 999 735 (outside Melbourne), or email

You may be interested in the following information about salvaging flood damaged items:

The Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material – Guide to salvaging water-damaged belongings

State Library conservation guide – Dealing with mould

If you require general flood assistance or would like to donate to the Victorian Floods Appeal visit:

Department of Human Services Victorian Flood information

Australian Red Cross Victorian Floods Appeal 2011


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