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.
The AusHeritage Annual General Meeting and subsequent Board meeting was held on 23 November, 2015, at which time Board members and office bearers were elected.
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).
AusHeritage presented a workshop program on Kinmen Island, Taiwan in late June/early July for the fourth year running with the China University of Technology CUTe), Taipei. The 2015 program focused on the theme of local knowledge, communities and community development.
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.
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.