Performance criteria and targets are also specified in the Museum’s PBS. The Museum measures its performance against these criteria using a range of assessment methods, including visitation numbers, visitor surveys and feedback, social media statistics, and data collation generated from collection management sources.
|PERFORMANCE CRITERIA|| 2016–17|
Bring the stories of Australia to life through innovative exhibitions and programs.
Develop, manage and preserve the National Historical Collection and enable access through online engagement.
Establish meaningful and long-lived local, national and international partnerships.
Create participatory programs to build relationships and engage with audiences.
Deliver an active research and scholarship program that underpins the Museum’s programs.
|Total visitor engagements||2,745,350||3,847,947|
|· Permanent exhibitions
· Temporary exhibitions
· Travelling exhibitions
· Education and public programs
· Web page visits
|Number of acquisitions made in the reporting period||650||844|
|Number of collection objects accessioned in the reporting period||1000||1414|
|% of the total collection available to the public online||51%||49%|
|% of the total collection stored in accordance with appropriate museum standards||80%||82%|