August 2019 Archives


AusHeritage provide free spectacles in India - Aug 2019

Aug 26, 2019

AusHeritage Board members Graham Ormsby, Roger Beeston and Robyn Riddett provided free spectacles in India through the Indian based charity India Vision Institute during their last mission to India in October 2018.

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

Aug 08, 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‚Äôs 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.

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