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 Chair Vinod Daniel chaired a two day strategic planning meeting (25-26 October, 2015) at the new Grand Egyptian Museum (scheduled to open in 2018) in Giza, Egypt.
AusHeritage Chairman Vinod Daniel, an expert in chemical conservation, has been asked by the State Archaeology Department to assist in the preservation of an Egyptian mummy, held at the Telangana State Museum in Hyderabad, India.
AusHeritage Chair Vinod Daniel had an India specific project briefing chat with Minister Julie Bishop in Chennai on April 15, 2015 during her visit to India.
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.