AusHeritage fifth World Heritage lecture and workshop, Kinmen Island, Taiwan - 21-24 June 2016

The 2016 AusHeritage lecture and workshop program on Taiwan’s Kinmen Island was held between 21 to 24 June, 2016. Participants came from public sector organisations (both national and local government), universities, the private sector (essentially local SMEs), interested citizens and
students.

The hunt for the Endeavour - Oct 2016

AusHeritage member, the Australian National Maritime Museum, established a Maritime Archaeology Research Centre last year and signed a memorandum of understanding with the Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (RIMAP) to combine with future projects and potential funding prospects.

National and World Heritage Interpretation Projects – Sept 2016

AusHeritage member David Huxtable is Director of the Melbourne-based heritage interpretation design company LookEar. David and his team have been involved in the design and development of significant heritage interpretation projects at many National and World Heritage sites.

AusHeritage Chair Elected to the Board of ICOM - 9 July 2016

Mr Vinod Daniel, Chairperson of AusHeritage has been elected to the Board of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) for the period 2016-2019. This was announced at the 31st Ordinary General Assembly of ICOM in Milan, July 9, 2016.

Egyptian mummy conservation - 27 April, 2016

AusHeritage Chairman Vinod Daniel, has taken on the conservation of an Egyptian mummy located in Hyderabad, India. The mummy, known as ‘Nasihu’, dates to 2,500BC.

AusHeritage is a network of Australian cultural heritage management organisations, established by the Australian Government in 1996. The network aims to facilitate the engagement of practitioners and organisations for the Australian heritage industry in the overseas arena.

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