For Indian monuments, the danger level is higher - 7 Aug 2019

The following article has been reproduced from Rediff.com, written by Vaihayasi Pande Daniel, Mumbai

‘We are looking here at the colossal damage to a country’s culture and history – something that cannot be quantified. There are artefacts, archaeological items and historical memorabilia that can never be replaced,’ says Vinod Daniel, museum specialist [Chair of AusHeritage].

A disaster management plan, particularly for fire, is all the more important for monuments and historical structures constructed or lavishly embellished with wood, like the pretty Padam Palace, Rampur, Himachal Pradesh. Photograph: With kind permission of Khagendra Nath Jana.

AusHeritage member awarded an MA - 11 June 2019

Ian Cook, Foundation Chair of AusHeritage has been awarded a Member of the Order of Australia for his services to heritage conservation and preservation.

AusHeritage sign MoU with George Town World Heritage Inc - 31 May 2019

AusHeritage signed a Memorandum of Understanding with George Town World Heritage Incorporated (Penang, Malaysia) to further strengthen the collaboration between the two parties.

AusHeritage Taiwan Program 2018

Mission to Taiwan June 2018
In late June AusHeritage members travelled to Taiwan for a program known as ‘Kinmen 7’, being the 7th mission by AusHeritage to Taiwan, with an ongoing focus on the Taiwanese island of Kinmen. The visit was at the invitation of Prof Alex Yen of the China University of Technology (CUTe) in Taipei, and the AusHeritage participants were Deputy Chair Peter Romey, Sharon Veale and Mary Knaggs.

AusHeritage and Think City Dinner - 11 April 2019

AusHeritage hosted a Think City Delegation dinner on 11 April 2019 at the Sydney offices of GML Heritage. AusHeritage and Think City (based in Malaysia) recently signed an MoU to develop their mutual relationship.

AusHeritage is a network of Australian cultural heritage management organisations, established by the Australian Government in 1996. The network aims to facilitate the engagement of practitioners and organisations for the Australian heritage industry in the overseas arena.

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