AusHeritage joins Austrade in export seminar - June 2003

On Friday, 27 June 2003, AusHeritage in association with Austrade held a half-day seminar at the New South Wales Department of State and Regional Development, Grosvenor Place, Sydney, on the exporting potential of Australia’s cultural heritage services. It presented a dynamic environment for AusHeritage members currently working in cultural heritage management in neighbouring regions to meet with industry representatives engaged in project tendering and implementation. A panel of experts from government, industry and the cultural heritage professions highlighted:

  • Key issues for regional exporters
  • Challenges in the current political and economic climate
  • Support mechanisms and tools for engagement
  • Australia’s forward strategies for international export activities.

The seminar speakers included:

  • Janine Ricketts, Executive Director, Small Business Development, NSW Department of State and Regional Development
  • Vinod Daniel, Head, Research Centre for Materials Conservation and the Built Environment & Chairman, AusHeritage
  • Frank Walsh, NSW/ACT Manager, Austrade
  • Tom Harley, Chairman, Australian Heritage Commission
  • John Bilmnon, Managing Director, PTW Architects (formerly Peddle Thorp and Walker)
  • Robert Simpson, Executive Director, Coffey International Ltd
  • Paul Bourke, Austrade
  • Julian Bickersteth, Managing Director, International Conservation Services
  • Graeme Wiffen, Senior Lecturer, Department of Law, Macquarie University
  • Bruce Pettman, Principal Heritage Architect, Heritage Design Services, NSW Department of Commerce.