AusHeritage Director and ICOM Australia Vice-Chair, Alex Marsden on the spate of protest vandalism

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Alex Marsden Recently AusHeritage Director and ICOM Australia Vice-Chair, Alex Marsden spoke to Daniel Browning of the Arts Show on Radio National about climate activists attacking artworks in galleries. Listen to the full interview here: https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/the-art-show/imants-tillers-glenn-barkley-/14110754?utm_campaign=abc_radionational&utm_content=mail&utm_medium=content_shared&utm_source=abc_radionational

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AusHeritage member The University of Melbourne Grimwade Conservation Services wins cultural conservation award

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This article is from the University of Melbourne website. The original article can be found here: https://about.unimelb.edu.au/news-resources/awards-and-achievements/awards-and-prizes/conservation-team-for-bendigos-imperial-dragon-win-australias-foremost-cultural-conservation-award Loong Conservation Project by Paul Burston A team working on conserving Loong 龍, the world’s oldest surviving intact Imperial processional dragon has been awarded the prestigious Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material (AICCM) Outstanding Conservation Treatment of the Year Award for…

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The Next 50 Years: Challenges and Opportunities for World Heritage

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Along with the Asian Academy for Heritage Management Secretariat at Southeast University, and the Beijing Cultural Relics Protection Association, UNESCO cordially extends to the public an invitation to join the international symposium, ‘The Next 50 Years: Challenges and Opportunities for World Heritage’, on 26-27 November 2022. Bringing together leading academics and practitioners to reflect on key challenges and opportunities for…

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AusHeritage Member Forum 2022

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Join the AusHeritage Member Forum in 2022 as we explore the work of new and emerging AusHeritage Members. Current Board Members will also provide an update on activities. Speakers include Vinod Daniel, AusHeritage Chairman David Gole, Principal of Conrad Gargett Roger Beeston, Director of RBA Architects + Conservation Consultants and AusHeritage Board Member Meher Bahl, Architectural Graduate at RBA Architects…

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AusHeritage member Dr. Keir Reeves to present paper at Building Rural Tourism Resilience Symposium

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AusHeritage member Dr. Keir Reeves to present a paper at the Building Rural Tourism Resilience symposium organised by the Australian Government and the Australia-Japan Foundation. The symposium brings together some of Australia and Japan's leading tourism leisure researchers to present cutting edge perspectives on how rural tourism can be positioned for greater resilience in times of rapid change and persistent…

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Africa Hall Redevelopment by AusHeritage Member Conrad Gargett

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Conservation, refurbishment and adaptive reuse of Africa Hall, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia requires the preserving, and restoring the historical and cultural values of the heritage building whilst achieving a modern conference facility opening up the place as a major tourist attraction with exhibition and museum space. Africa Hall Redevelopment. Source: Doug and Wolf Conservation works included the upgrading of old furniture…

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Frozen in time, we’ve become blind to ways to build sustainability into our urban heritage

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The Walsh Bay Arts Precinct development won the Greenway Award for Heritage. MDRX/Wikimedia, CC BY-SA James Lesh, Deakin University It was hard to keep up with all the bad news coming out of the recent Australia State of the Environment report. The dire state of natural places and First Nations heritage rightly attracted attention. However, one important finding was overlooked:…

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AusHeritage’s submission for a new National Cultural Policy

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After almost a decade of no national cultural policy in Australia, the new government has called for submissions to help develop a new policy. (https://www.arts.gov.au/have-your-say/new-national-cultural-policy).  AusHeritage welcomes this decision and has made a submission that outlines three key points: A cultural policy is broader than an arts policy and must include cultural heritageAlong with the Minister’s current goals, there should…

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RBA Architects on their latest project Prahran Arcade Façade Conservation

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https://youtu.be/2a6k4s-mMco RBA Architect's Roger Beeston, Deirdre Heffernan and Meher Bahl, along with Abode Restoration's Thomas Madden recently gave a talk as a part of Open House Melbourne 2022 on their recently completed project Prahran Arcade. Prahran Arcade opened in August 1890 and has since been known for its grand frontage. Originally, its ground level was accessed via both Chapel and…

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Steward of heritage places: Spotlight on architect Bruce Pettman and his passion for conservation

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The following article is from the NSW Public Works Advisory Department's news section. It was published on 14th June 2022. You can find the article here. From conserving major buildings in South Australia and New South Wales to restoring historic buildings in South Asia and South East Asia, architect Bruce Pettman has had a vast and varied career. He is…

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