AusHeritage assist with restoration to Writers’ Buildings – April 2016

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Following on from Deputy Chair Roger Beeston’s contribution to the restoration of this significant heritage asset, long term Ausheritage member Barrie Cooper was recently in Kolkata assisting with the specific challenges attached to the rising damp and salt induced masonry degradation at the Writers’ Buildings.

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Taiwanese World Heritage Delegation visits Australia – Jan 2016

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Director-General of Taiwan’s Bureau of Cultural Heritage (BOCH) Gwo-Long Shy and Professor Alex Ya-Ning of China University of Technology (CUTe) will Visit Australia, January 27-30 to examine how World Heritage sites are managed in Australia and identify relevant approaches that may be taken up in Taiwan as they establish World Heritage level assessment and management standards for a variety of significant and diverse sites across Taiwan.

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Jakarta Post – Urban heritage conservation workshop – 25 Nov, 2015

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Representatives of 25 cities in Indonesia recently gained knowledge and experience of the conservation of heritage buildings during a six-day workshop, hosted by UNESCO, involving experts from the Center for Architectural Documentation Indonesia, the Indonesian Association of Architects (IAI) and Australia’s Network for Cultural Heritage Services (AusHeritage).

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Meeting between NHB Singapore and AusHeritage board members – 2 Oct, 2015

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Following a recent visit to the National Heritage Board (NHB) in Singapore by AusHeritage vice chairman Roger Beeston, AusHeritage members Charlotte Galloway, Alex Marsden and Ian Cook met with delegates from the NHB, the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY) and the National Museum of Singapore in Australia during October 2015.

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