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Country Music

Formed to collect, preserve and display Australia's country music heritage.

To promote knowledge of and interest in the history and heritage of Australian country and traditional music.

Custodians of
The Country Music Roll of Renown
The Country Music Hands of Fame
The Broadcaster Hall of Fame
The Eric Watson Literary Award

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to visit the Australian Country Music Hall of Fame

Australian Country Music Hall of Fame 



The public face of
The Australian Country Music Foundation
The Australian Country Music Hall of Fame



The Australian Country Music Foundation (Inc) is the corporate body of the Australian Country Music Hall of Fame.

The Australian Country Music Foundation (ACMF) is an amalgamation of the ACMF and Australian Country Music Trust or Heritage Hall Group and is the corporate structure behind the Australian Country Music Hall of Fame. The ACMF has its headquarters at the Hall of Fame at 93 Brisbane Street, Tamworth, in the former Tamworth Mechanics Institute (click here) for more on the actual building).

The ACMF's mission statement is...
To actively seek out and obtain for preservation, academic research and, where appropriate, public display, all historic and significant items of memorabilia, recordings and documentation appertaining to Australian and New Zealand country music throughout the world.

The purpose of the ACMF and the Heritage Hall Group was to establish a permanent Country Music Archive and Resource Centre in Tamworth  The Foundation is a fully-incorporated, publicly accountable body, registered as a charity and a member of the Museums Australia, Museums & Galleries NSW, the Collections Australia Network (CAN) and has affiliations with the National Film & Sound Archive, the National Library, the Powerhouse Museum and the Australian National Museum. Since formation, the ACMF has undertaken numerous activities and has been provided with tenancy of the former Mechanics' Institute in Brisbane Street following restoration by Tamworth City Council (now Tamworth Regional Council).The ACMF is administered by a Board made up of nine elected people from the full membership of the Foundation.

Office Bearers
President - Eric Scott
Vice President - Lorraine Pfitzner
Secretary - Evelyn Keane
Treasurer - Margaret Lansley
Director - Jon Wolfe
Director - Barrie Brennan
Director - Athol Latham
Director  -  Hilary Scott
Director - Judy Loffel

Appointed Portfolios
Book Keeper - Bill Warburton

ACMF Volunteer Positions
Museums Liason- Barrie Brennan
Grants Officer- Barrie Brennan
Newsletter- Peter Izod
Sponsorship - Peter Izod
Fundraising- Lorraine Pfitzner
Volunteer Coordinator - Judy Loffel
Museum Curator - Judy Loffel
Webmaster- Athol Latham
Membership-  Margaret Lansley
Photographer- Athol Latham
Archivist- Eric Scott
I. T. - Eric Scott
Building Maintenance- Eric Scott
Public Officer - Michael McHugh
Promotions - Peter Izod
Publicity - Athol Latham and Anna Rose

Patron - Max Ellis OAM

Draytons Family Wines  Country Music Bulletin  Akubra  Bellbird music 
  Tamex Tramsport     

And supporters (click the names in blue to visit their sites)
AM Printing
Blowes Menswear
Burke & Hamilton
Cheapa Music

Tamworth Music
ABC Radio
Country Capital Meats
Target - Tamworth
Ron Kelly
LBS Studios
Northern Daily Leader
Radio 2TM
Radio 2YOU FM
Anna Rose
Harvey Norman - Tamworth
Noel Smith
Tamworth City News
Tourism Tamworth
Tufrey's Concreting
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