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PBS targets

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
TARGET
2016–17
ACTUAL

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
495,250
201,000
220,000
129,100 1,700,000
631,975
232,915
589,548
293,434
2,100,015
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%