Six Degrees of Separation of World Heritage Sites Event by Divay Gupta from INTACH – AusHeritage’s long standing MoU partner

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Thursday, January 25, 2024  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Registration: Guest – $5.00, Member – $5.00 Register here: https://www.aptdc.org/event-5515285 We need a fundamental shift in the concept of heritage, where the arbitrary differentiation between culture, nature and intangible heritage are removed. Segregating heritage into these silos is an artificial distinction and has led to an irreparable damage in our notions of…

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AusHeritage member LookEar wins multiple awards at the 2023 Interpretation Australia National Awards For Excellence

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The Budj Bim Cultural Landscape project in Western Victoria recently received a total of 4 major awards at the 2023 Interpretation Australia National Awards for Excellence. Winner - Interpretation Australia 2023 Medal Winner - First Nations Interpretation Project Winner - Interpretation Project – Outdoors over $75k Winner - Interpretation Planning and Design AIA Trophies Budj Bim Information Centre Budj Bim…

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Celebrating Excellence: AusHeritage member Conrad Gargett’s National Commendation for Heritage at AIA 2023 National Architecture Awards

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Thomas Dixon Centre by Conrad Gargett. Photographer: Christopher Frederick Jones Conrad Gargett has recently received the 2023 national architecture awards commendation in the heritage category for their work on the Thomas Dixon Centre in Brisbane. Here’s an extract from the award page: State heritage listed and State-owned Thomas Dixon Centre is revitalised as a centre of wellness, art, and performance…

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Australia’s international network for cultural heritage services accepts the invitation from First Nations Australians to establish a First Nations Voice to Parliament and urges Australians to vote Yes

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AusHeritage accepts the invitation from First Nations Australians to establish a First Nations Voice to Parliament to be enshrined in the Constitution and understands that it is a significant and necessary step for the nation. As an international network that supports cultural heritage in Australia and throughout the Indo-Pacific Region, AusHeritage welcomes the opportunity it will provide for improving the…

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AusHeritage Ethics and Heritage Practice Symposium

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Join us for a free online symposium as we explore some of the issues relating to a contemporary understanding of ethical approaches to heritage practice, drawing on Australian and international experts. Topics covered include: Respect The ethical challenges of climate change and sustainability Ethics in differing cultures and communities – implications for heritage practice Introductory keynotes to each session will…

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Alex Marsden in discussion with His Excellency Ambassador Manpreet Vohra Indian High Commissioner to Australia

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AusHeritage Board Member and Adjunct Professor, Alex Marsden, discussed AusHeritage activities in India with His Excellency Ambassador Manpreet Vohra Indian High Commissioner to Australia at a University of Canberra function on 29 August. The High Commissioner was interested to hear of the 20-year relationship with INTACH and the recent workshop in Jaipur at the invitation of PDCOR, and agreed on…

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Vinod Daniel OAM: King’s Birthday Honours 2023

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Vinod Daniel AusHeritage is delighted to report that Chairman, Vinod Daniel, was recently awarded the Order of the Medal of Australia (OAM) recognising his longstanding work in philanthropy and heritage conservation.   As Chairman of AusHeritage, former Head of the Cultural Heritage and Science Initiatives Branch at the Australian Museum, and CEO and Managing Trustee of the India Vision Institute,…

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AusHeritage signs MoU with PDCOR to preserve UNESCO World Heritage Walled City of Jaipur

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Australia cooperates and connects with India across a myriad of issues and forums. Spectacular events, such as Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi being feted in front of a crowd of some 50,000 at the fourth Australia-India cricket test in Ahmedabad, typically capture the headlines. Yet, the more nuanced cross-exchanges of ideas and principles also flourish…

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Public Lecture: Conservation Science in Thailand: Case studies murals and mosaics

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Tuesday 14 March 2023  Time: 5:15pm - 6:30pm Location: Chisholm Theatre (305), Babel Building (139), The University of Melbourne See: https://events.unimelb.edu.au/arts/event/27965-conservation-in-thailand Join the Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation for a public lecture from 2 of our visiting scholars from the Faculty of Science, Silpakorn University, Thailand. Dr Nattawan Worawannotai, Faculty of Science, Silpakorn University and Asst. Prof Dr Sutinee Girdthep, Faculty of Science, Silpakorn…

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Attacking high-profile art: The latest trend in climate protests

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AusHeritage Board Member and ICOM Australia Vice-Chair, Alex Marsden, speaks out on the recent attacks on artworks, saying museums and galleries are custodians of objects and art held in trust for communities. Cultural organisations are also greatly concerned by climate change, and want to be allies with climate activists, not at loggerheads. Space between by Paul Summerfield See the full…

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