At the annual International seminar of RIPE GLOBAL opened by the Honourable Governor of Tamil Nadu Dr K. Rosaiah on February 28, 2014 in Chennai, The ASTRA (Association of Soft Skills Trainers) Service Excellence Award 2014 was awarded to AusHeritage Chairman and India Vision Institute CEO Mr Vinod Daniel for sustainable contribution to the field of Human Resource Development and Human Resource Management relating to his work on " Cultural Heritage and Blindness Prevention”.
The following article, written by Debbie Cuthbertson, appeared in the Age newspaper, 13 February 2014.
Australia’s creative and cultural industries contribute more than $86 billion annually to the national economy – more than the transport industry or welfare sector – the first research of its kind by the Australian Bureau of Statistics has revealed.
Deputy Chair Ian Cook attends plenary session at the 48th meeting of the ASEAN-Committee on Culture and Information (COCI) November 2013
In the welcome address of the 48th meeting of ASEAN-COCI, the Permanent Secretary, Brunei Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, Haji Mohd Rozan bin Dato Paduka Hj Mohd Yunos said that the culture and information sectors in Southeast Asia need to do more to build an ASEAN identity.
Directors Ian Cook and Ken Taylor, authors of the ASEAN-COCI-AusHeritage publication ‘A contemporary guide to cultural mapping – An ASEAN-Australia perspective’ (CMG) were invited to attend the first conference on cultural mapping in Southeast Asia.
’The Street of Harmony’: Cultural Heritage and Religious Pluralism in George Town, a New World Heritage City
Presented by Khoo Salma, President of the Penang Heritage Trust, Penang, Malaysia.
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.