May 2012 Archives

AusHeritage Deputy Chair Ian Cook Jakarta mission– 27-30 May, 2012

May 28, 2012

Deputy Chair, Ian Cook met with colleagues from the Culture and Information, Education, Youth and Training and Public Outreach divisions at the ASEAN Secretariat on Jalan Sisingamangaraja on Monday 28 May to discuss progress regarding the forthcoming joint publication ‘A contemporary guide to cultural mapping – an ASEAN-Australia perspective’. Printing will commence shortly and the Guide will be launched both in Southeast Asia and Australia during the second half of 2012. Watch for updates on the AusHeritage website.

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Heritage Management Planning in George Town, Penang - May 2012

May 26, 2012

AusHeritage members Peter Romey (Godden Mackay Logan) and Mary Knaggs (GAO Heritage Group) conducted a 5 day workshop in Penang over two weeks with Malaysian government professionals and private consultants in how to write and use Heritage Management Plans. Two state-owned sites in George Town were used as case studies: Fort Cornwallis and the Prangin Canal.

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The Hindu - Museum Renewal Programme - 3 May 2012

May 03, 2012

Vinod Daniel, President of AusHeritage, was interviewed by Shailaja Tripathi of the Hindu newspaper, on the museum renewal programme being undertaken by the Indian Ministry of Culture. Vinod feels that technological advancements and innovations should be employed by museums to better tell the story.

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