Pacific Regional Branch of the International Council of Archives (PARBICA)

Formed in 1981, the Pacific Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives (PARBICA) is a professional organisation that comprises government archives, non-government archival institutions and associations, and individual members representing more than twenty nations, states and territories in the North and South Pacific, including Australia, Hawaii and New Zealand.
PARBICA is one of thirteen branches of the International Council on Archives (ICA) covering the most diverse and largest
geographic area.

Pacific Islands Museum Association (PIMA)

PIMA is a regional, multilingual, non-profit organisation that:

  • Assists Pacific museums, cultural centres and peoples to preserve Pacific Island heritage,
  • Develops community participation in heritage management,
  • Brings together museums and cultural centres in PacificIslands to develop their capacity to identify, research, manage, interpret and nurture cultural and natural heritage,
  • Advocates the development of regional cultural resource management policies and practices, facilitates training, and provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and skills,
  • Provides and encourages regional and global linkages which support Pacific islands heritage preservation.

Pacific Cultural Council (formerly Council of Pacific Arts)

The Council of Pacific Arts comprises the twenty-two Pacific Island countries and territories that are members of SPC, with the addition of Hawaii, Easter Island and Norfolk Island, and the founding members, Australia and New Zealand.