We conserve heritage, because it matters.

International Conservation Services is Australia’s largest private fine art and heritage conservation practice. We are the definitive home for the care of artwork, objects and places that hold cultural or historical value. Our world class team of fine arts conservators and heritage experts are dedicated to conserving and securing your valued cultural works.

We provide comprehensive cultural heritage services, ranging from hands on conservation, project management of complex conservation challenges, and advice and planning for the care of collections.

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We conserve heritage, because it matters.

International Conservation Services is Australia’s largest private fine art and heritage conservation practice. We are the definitive home for the care of artwork, objects and places that hold cultural or historical value. Our world class team of fine arts conservators and heritage experts are dedicated to conserving and securing your valued cultural works.

We provide comprehensive cultural heritage services, ranging from hands on conservation, project management of complex conservation challenges, and advice and planning for the care of collections.

LEARN MORE ABOUT WHAT WE DO

We conserve heritage, because it matters.

International Conservation Services is Australia’s largest private fine art and heritage conservation practice. We are the definitive home for the care of artwork, objects and places that hold cultural or historical value. Our world class team of fine arts conservators and heritage experts are dedicated to conserving and securing your valued cultural works.

We provide comprehensive cultural heritage services, ranging from hands on conservation, project management of complex conservation challenges, and advice and planning for the care of collections.

LEARN MORE ABOUT WHAT WE DO

We conserve heritage, because it matters

International Conservation Services is Australia’s largest private fine art and heritage conservation practice. We are the definitive home for the care of artwork, objects and places that hold cultural or historical value. Our world class team of fine arts conservators and heritage experts are dedicated to conserving and securing your valued cultural works.

We provide comprehensive cultural heritage services, ranging from hands on conservation, project management of complex conservation challenges, and advice and planning for the care of collections.

LEARN MORE ABOUT WHAT WE DO

Key Services

Fine & Decorative Arts
Fine & Decorative Arts
FurniturePaintingsPaper
TextilesMuralsSculpture
Objects & Outdoor Heritage
Objects & Outdoor Heritage
ArchaeologyBuilt HeritageMonuments
Public ArtIndustrialArt Objects
Museum & Gallery Services
Museum & Gallery Services
Collections ManagementCataloguingPreventitive Conservation
Conservation PlanningMuseum PlanningCollection Technology

Iconic Projects

Sydney Harbour Bridge Cranes

- AWARD WINNING - The Sydney Harbour Bridge is one of Australia's most significant landmarks, and one of the most readily recognised symbols of Sydney. Officially opened in 1932, a distinctive feature of the Sydney Harbour Bridge's profile since this time has been the four painting and maintenance cranes. The original cranes, designed in 1929 and…

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Central Station Melocco Room

- AWARD WINNING - Short Project Description A fire at Central Station was the impetus for conservation restoration to this marvellous mid-century Melocco Brothers artwork. The impressive wrap-around wall relief depicts the history of transportation above travertine walling and a beautiful terrazzo floor map of Australia. The Melocco Room is now open to the public.…

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Royal Botanical Gardens Statuory

- AWARD WINNING - A key element of the original planning for the Royal Botanic Gardens was the placement of classical statuory intended to uplift and educate the local populace. Over the years the collection of marble and bronze statues had been gradually removed, damaged or deteriorated.  ICS undertook a major project with the Gardens…

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Winged Victory

- AWARD WINNING - Winged Victory Gilbert Doble’s ‘Winged Victory’ is an elegant sculpture of Nike, the Winged Goddess of Victory. With a laurel leaf in one hand, a sword raised in triumph in the other, it was created for the top of the Marrickville Soldiers’ Memorial, which was unveiled in 1919 in honour of…

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Birdwood Flag

- AWARD WINNING - Birdwood Flag Named in honour of General William Riddell Birdwood, the commander of the Australian forces on the Western Front during the latter part of WWI, the Birdwood Flag served as the Australian ensign, and was the first recorded, and officially sanctioned, presentation of an Australian flag in the field of…

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Hamilton Inn Sofa

One of the earliest examples of Tasmanian furniture, the Hamilton Inn sofa is so called because of its provenance to Hamilton Inn in the Tasmanian Midlands. Acquired for an auction record price by the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery in very poor condition but totally unrestored, ICS were commissioned to undertake a painstaking restoration that…

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Sydney Harbour Bridge Cranes Award Winning
Central Station Melocco Room Award Winning
Royal Botanical Gardens Statuory Award Winning
Winged Victory Award Winning
Birdwood Flag Award Winning
Hamilton Inn Sofa Furniture Conservation

Award Winning Projects

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The 1892 panorama is now on temporary display in the museum many members and guests were captivated by the print and impressed with the high level of conservation works undertaken. Many often discussing the history of the grounds and the birth of the Sheffield Shield following the cricket match that features in the print. Many thanks for your hard work and dedication over the course of the treatment period and framing of the item. It looks fantastic and I'm glad it now has an extra level of protection for many years to come.

Anthony O’Carroll
Sydney Cricket Ground & Sports Ground - Jan 2017

Picked up the Ebony Ormolu clock today and spoke with Oliver. A great job done. I am very pleased with the result particularly after comparing with the before photos just now. The clock restoration has maintained the balance between its age and the need to be rejuvenated. Thank you very much. It is now looking very handsome indeed back home.

R. Cahill
Private Client - Sept 2019

Just wanted to say well done to you & your team on the repair of the Coburn painting. Never imagined you would have been able to repair the damage to the point where it is virtually unnoticeable. And in fact I am happy to replace the word “virtually unnoticeable” to “totally unnoticeable”…. as it is genuinely unnoticeable... Excellent job.

Richard Halmarick
Halmarick Media - Sept 2019

Works received and wow. What an exponential difference. Myself and the team are thrilled. They are truly beautiful and we will house them with care. I am so pleased with your work and wanted to thank you for getting us here.

Gina Mobayed
Goulbourn Regional Art Gallery - Feb 2019

Thank you so much for this - it is wonderfully comprehensive and highlights so many of the daily issues we have (and have had for a long time) that will hopefully now be remedied in the new space. Thanks again Fiona - it is really fantastic to finally have all this collated and set-out as a professional review/ recommendation, certainly hard to ignore.

Jane Thogersen
Australian History Museum - April 2018

Our Partners

ICS is proud to be the formal conservation partner of these important cultural organisations. We value building long-term client relationships, and the two-way benefits that flow.

Ongoing partnerships allow us to understand and respond to both ongoing and emerging conservation issues. As we get to know your collection and priorities, we are able provide the most appropriate services as and when they are required.


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