Australia ICOMOS E-Mail News No. 872

NEW ITEMS

  1. [NEW ITEM] Final call: WA State Heritage & History Conference 2019 – Handle With Care, Perth, 29-30 April
  2. [NEW ITEM] 2019 Heritage Festival: things to do around Parramatta Park
  3. [NEW ITEM] May Day 2019
  4. [NEW ITEM] Reconsidering (sub)Tropical Architecture and Urbanism stream at the 7th International Network of Tropical Architecture Conference, Brisbane, 5-8 December 2019 – call for abstracts: due 26 April
  5. [NEW ITEM] ICOMOS – 18 April fundraising
  6. [NEW ITEM] Demystifying Heritage Architecture and the Burra Charter event, 1 May, Melbourne
  7. [NEW ITEM] Safeguarding and reactivating our heritage – Living Heritage Grants Program – closing 10 May
  8. [NEW ITEM] Current Grant Opportunity – Pacific Virtual Museum Pilot Program: submissions due 14 May
  9. [NEW ITEM] Around About Sydney Town Hall – A walk with Roy Lumby, 28 April, Sydney
  10. [UPDATED ITEM] ICOMOS CIAV-ISCEAH 2019 Meeting & Conference, China, 6-8 September 2019 – call for abstracts extended deadline: 20 April
  11. [NEW ITEM] 2019 Federal Election Priorities for Heritage – A Statement from the National Trusts of Australia
  12. [NEW ISSUE] Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) bulletin available online
  13. [NEW ISSUE] Cambridge Heritage bulletin
  14. [NEW ISSUE] The Best in Heritage April update

GA2020 SYDNEY ITEMS

AUSTRALIA ICOMOS ITEMS

TALKS / EVENTS / WORKSHOPS

CONFERENCE / SYMPOSIUM CALL FOR PAPERS & OPEN REGISTRATIONS

FORUMS / COURSES / AWARDS / GRANTS PROGRAMS / OTHER – CALL FOR APPLICATIONS / NOMINATIONS / SUBMISSIONS / EOI

SITUATIONS VACANT / WANTED

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NEW ITEMS

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1. [NEW ITEM] Final call: WA State Heritage & History Conference 2019 – Handle With Care, Perth, 29-30 April

This is a final call for registrations for this year’s WA State Conference, covering history, collections, GLAM, and both Aboriginal and historic heritage. Through the lens of dark heritage we consider how we truthfully tell the stories of our past, to fully share the history of our heritage places for tourists, visitors and the wider community. Includes optional pre-conference tours and activities, welcome reception and conference dinner. For further information and to register please visit the conference website.

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2. [NEW ITEM] 2019 Heritage Festival: things to do around Parramatta Park

The 2019 Australian Heritage Festival kicks off on 18 April and Parramatta Park features in a host of fascinating events throughout the month. The theme – Connecting People, Places and the Past – provides a perfect opportunity to celebrate Parramatta’s rich heritage and culture.

Organised by the National Trust, the City of Parramatta and a host of community groups and organisations, this year’s Heritage Festival is an ideal time to see the Park through different eyes.

>>More information

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3. [NEW ITEM] May Day 2019

Blue Shield Australia (BSA) aims to promote the protection of cultural heritage in times of natural disaster or conflict. Australia ICOMOS is an active pillar organisation of BSA and has been the Chair of BSA from 2017-2019.

Each year BSA runs a May Day campaign to raise awareness of disaster preparedness and recovery among archives, museums, galleries, local history groups, managers of heritage places, sites or monuments and other cultural heritage organisations.

What’s happening in 2019?

For May Day 2019, Blue Shield Australia will be focusing on disaster planning and preparedness information and activities. 

During April and May 2019, Blue Shield Australia will be running some exciting competitions to promote ways to get prepared for natural disasters. Visit the Blue Shield Australia website for more information.

Check out this workshop: May Day Disaster Preparedness Workshop, 1 May, Sydney – register by 17 April

What can you do?

Celebrate May Day (1st of May) with your colleagues in heritage places, archives, museums, libraries, galleries, local history groups, managers of sites or monuments and other cultural heritage organisations

·        Enter the BSA May Day 2019 Competitions – details at the Blue Shield Australia website. Entries close 24 May 2019

·         Make sure your disaster plan is up to date and maybe schedule a practice of the disaster plan to ensure that you and your organisation know what to do if there’s a disaster

·         Check out the information resources about disaster planning and preparedness on the BSA and other websites

·         Explore a partnership with sector allies (libraries, archives, museums, sites, and galleries) in your local area. Develop a network of colleagues with experience of disaster recovery or with preservation expertise.

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4. [NEW ITEM] Reconsidering (sub)Tropical Architecture and Urbanism stream at the 7th International Network of Tropical Architecture Conference, Brisbane, 5-8 December 2019 – call for abstracts: due 26 April

Narratives of Disease, Discomfort, Development, and Disaster: Reconsidering (sub)Tropical Architecture and Urbanism

A stream on the historiography of tropical and subtropical architecture to be presented at:
Urban Tropicality: the 7th International Network of Tropical Architecture (INTA) Conference
5-8 December 2019
Brisbane, Australia

Stream convened by Dr Deborah van der Plaat (The University of Queensland), Dr Vandana Baweja (University of Florida) and Professor Tom Avermaete (ETH Zurich).

The aim of this stream is to examine how “triumph” in the tropics was imagined across multiple geographies, by various subjects, through diverse discourses, and at different times and to critically investigate the roles architecture and urban planning played in this process. How are particular attributes of the (sub) tropics – climatic, environmental, social, ideological, spatial, and developmental – constructed through the discipline of architectural history? What role has architecture played in the imagination of tropicality through acclimatization, hygiene, comfort, development, and resilience; and how was this represented? How has architecture’s role in the imagination of the tropics shifted over time as political regimes transformed from colonization-settlement to decolonization-development debates? Is there a core set of ideas or values that constitute the imagination of the built environment in the tropics? How do these compare to indigenous understandings? What is the relation between the imaginaries of tropical architectures and cities by colonizers and colonized, or by transnational development experts and the receivers of this aid?

For more information, see the INTA-UrbanTropicality conference_History stream leaflet.

Abstracts due 26 April 2019.

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5. [NEW ITEM] ICOMOS – 18 April fundraising

Every year on 18 April, the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) celebrates the “International Day for Monuments and Sites” to encourage local communities and individuals throughout the world to consider the importance of cultural heritage in their lives.

On this day, we celebrate our heritage and the volunteer work of over 10,000 ICOMOS members around the world to protect and conserve it. With a presence in over 50 countries across the world, ICOMOS hope to raise at least €25,000 this year from members and friends from around the world who wish to help ICOMOS have an even greater impact on international cultural heritage conservation.

If you would like to make a donation to support international ICOMOS activities, please visit this link.

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6. [NEW ITEM] Demystifying Heritage Architecture and the Burra Charter event, 1 May, Melbourne

The Australian Institute of Architects in collaboration with Australia ICOMOS presents
Demystifying Heritage Architecture and the Burra Charter

Please join us in celebrating the 40th anniversary of The Burra Charter: The Australia ICOMOS Charter for Places of Cultural Significance.

The Burra Charter was first adopted in 1979 at the historic South Australian mining town of Burra and defines the basic principles and procedures to be followed in the conservation of heritage places. This seminar will look at the history of the Burra Charter, how it has changed and how it is relevant today. This will include case studies and practical examples demonstrating the use of the Burra Charter in heritage architecture today. 

Supported by the Victorian Chapter Heritage Committee.

Date & time
Wednesday 1 May, 12pm-2pm

Ticket Costs
A+ Members $70
Institute Members / Australia ICOMOS Members $80
Graduate Member $40
SONA Member $30
Non Member $120

>>More information

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7. [NEW ITEM] Safeguarding and reactivating our heritage – Living Heritage Grants Program – closing 10 May

Applications for Round 4 of the Victorian Government’s competitive community heritage grants program close on 10 May 2019. 

Need inspiration? Look at some videos capturing works in progress and some of the results from completed projects reported.

To find out if you are eligible, read the 2019 Program Guidelines and Frequently Asked Questions at the Living Heritage Grants Program website. To apply, follow the link to the online application portal at at the Living Heritage Grants Program website.

For more information, email the Living Heritage Grants Program team.

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8. [NEW ITEM] Current Grant Opportunity – Pacific Virtual Museum Pilot Program: submissions due 14 May

The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is conducting a competitive aid grants process to select a partner to implement the Pacific Virtual Museum Pilot Program. Applicants are invited to apply using the information provided on the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website.

Submissions are due by 14 May 2019.

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9. [NEW ITEM] Around About Sydney Town Hall – A walk with Roy Lumby, 28 April, Sydney

The area around Sydney Town Hall encapsulates some 200 years of the City of Sydney’s history. This walk will encounter some of the civic and commercial milestones in Sydney’s Victorian, Federation and Interwar past, along with some little known 1930s treasures and some of the more adventurous architecture from the second half of the twentieth century.

Date & time: 28 April, 11.00am-1.00pm
Meet at: Sydney Town Hall (space between Town Hall and St Andrews Cathedral on George Street Sydney)
Cost: $15-25

For more information and bookings, visit this link.

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10. [UPDATED ITEM] ICOMOS CIAV-ISCEAH 2019 Meeting & Conference, China, 6-8 September 2019 – call for abstracts extended deadline: 20 April

ICOMOS CIAV-ISCEAH** 2019 international conference and annual meeting will be organised in the World Heritage city of Pingyao, China, on 6-8 September 2019. With ICOMOS-CIAV, ICOMOS-ISCEAH, ICOMOS-China, Tongji University and other institutions, WHITRAP is working on the organization of the event.

The main theme is: “Vernacular & Earthen Architecture towards Local Development”.

We are pleased to invite you to submit an abstract by email by 20 April 2019.

Paper proceedings will be published and will be available for the conference.

Further details and abstract format are available at the conference website.

** CIAV = International Committee on Vernacular Architecture; ISCEAH = International Scientific Committee on Earthen Architectural Heritage

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11. [NEW ITEM] 2019 Federal Election Priorities for Heritage – A Statement from the National Trusts of Australia

The National Trusts of Australia comprise eight community-based, non-government, not-for-profit organisations. We are a member-based, not-for-profit charity that represents the interests of more than 80,000 members across Australia.

The National Trusts of Australia Federal Election Priorities for Heritage outlines the heritage issues we are advocating for in the 2019 Federal election. They clearly set out our position and ask for a response from all major political parties and candidates. We will directly communicate those responses to our 80,000 members and 240,000 followers across Australia, to help inform their election votes.

Australia’s heritage matters—it creates a unique identity, a sense of place and a strong reminder of our proud history. The National Trust is Australia’s longest standing voice on heritage protection and conservation. We have been advocating for the protection, conservation and celebration of Australia’s environmental, built and cultural heritage on behalf of our members for more than 70 years.

You can access the Federal Election Priorities for Heritage on the National Trusts of Australia website.

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12. [NEW ISSUE] Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) bulletin available online

To view the latest issue of the GCI bulletin, click here.

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13. [NEW ISSUE] Cambridge Heritage bulletin

To read the latest Cambridge Heritage bulletin, click on the following link.

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14. [NEW ISSUE] The Best in Heritage April update

Read the latest news from The Best in Heritage: The Best in Heritage – April 2019 update.

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GA2020 SYDNEY ITEMS

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GA2020 – Call for EOIs for Scientific Symposium Australian Co-Chairs: deadline 19 April

ICOMOS General Assembly 2020 – Sydney, Australia
Call for Expressions of Interest – Australian Co-Chairs (6 positions)

Expressions of interest are invited for six (6) volunteer positions as Australian Co-Chairs for the Scientific Symposium to be held between 5 and 9 October 2020 as part of the 20th Triennial General Assembly of ICOMOS (GA2020) in Sydney, Australia.

The six (6) subject areas for which Australian Co-chairs will be appointed are:

  • SHARED CULTURES: Communities – collaborative, consultative, contested
  • SHARED HERITAGE: Multiple attributes, multiple values, multiple actors
  • SHARED RESPONSIBILITY: Safeguarding places, practices, collections
  • INDIGENOUS HERITAGE: Sharing, exchange, secrecy
  • CULTURE-NATURE JOURNEY: Reaching agreement
  • MINORITY HERITAGES: Shared or shunned?

Within each subject area a range of sessions may be offered covering different issues, in a variety of formats, and of varying lengths. Some sessions will be traditional ‘conference-style’ presentations whereas others may be less formal workshops or facilitated discussions. The Theme/Stream Co-chairs will be responsible for designing a series of coherent and dynamic sessions, as well as incorporating commitments made to project partners, through a wide-ranging consultative process.

Expressions of interest are encouraged from energetic, experienced, and engaged Australia ICOMOS members who have suitable personal attributes, skills, and experience, including: a mix of appropriate practice-based and academic credentials, good connections within the cultural heritage sector, experience in conducting similar events and processes, a combination of creative and critical skills, team leadership, and demonstrated commitment to inclusiveness, ethical conduct and the principles of the Burra Charter, as well as the necessary time and energy.

Role of each Australian Co-chair – position overview:

1. Work collaboratively with the Australian and International Co-chairs of the GA2020 Scientific Symposium (Steve Brown and Ona Vileikis Tamayo [ICOMOS Belgium] respectively)

2. Work collaboratively with the corresponding Theme/Stream International Co-chair to organise, develop, and implement symposium sessions

3. Work collaboratively with the corresponding Theme/Stream International Co-chair to recruit and constitute a working group of up to five members responsible for the review of proposals for sessions, papers, and posters

4. Recommend to the Australian and International Co-chairs on selection of sessions, papers, and posters; matters relating to timetabling; and development of symposium publications and documents

5. Develop a scholarly paper for Historic Environment in collaboration with the corresponding Theme/Stream International Co-chair (to be published by August 2020 in advance of the GA2020 Scientific Symposium)

6. Advise on and contribute to publication processes and outputs following the GA202 Scientific Symposium

Terms

The Australian Theme and Stream Co-Chairs will commence as soon as possible and will be expected to work consistently throughout the period from late 2019 into 2021. These positions are voluntary. Successful applicants are required to attend and register for GA2020, as well as cover personal travel and accommodation costs during GA2020.

Enquiries

By email to Steve Brown

Application information

Expressions of interest of no more than three (3) pages to include:

  • nominate the Theme/Stream Co-chair position to which the EOI relates;
  • the reason why the applicant seeks appointment;
  • indicate relevant skills and experience of the applicant in relation to conference organisation and the Theme/Stream topic;
  • indicate commitment to the time available and timeframe required;
  • include a one-page summary CV; and
  • be sent by 5:00pm Friday 19 April 2019 to the Australia ICOMOS Secretariat by email

Depending on the applications received, online interviews may be held and/or additional information may be sought from shortlisted applicants.

Note that a parallel process is being undertaken through the ICOMOS Advisory Committee to recruit six International Co-chairs for each of the Themes and Streams.

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AUSTRALIA ICOMOS ITEMS

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International Day on Monuments & Sites event, Adelaide, Wednesday 17 April

The 2018 Attingham Summer School – A study of historic houses and gardens in the United Kingdom, Adelaide, 17 April

Please join Heritage South Australia, in partnership with Australia ICOMOS, for South Australia’s International Day on Monuments and Sites event on Wednesday 17 April 2019 at 4.30pm in the Level 8 Kitchen Area, 81-95 Waymouth Street, Adelaide.

At this event you will have the opportunity to hear from:

  • Chris Payne, recipient of the Alex Copland Attingham Scholarship to the 2018 Attingham Summer School in the United Kingdom

Each year, the Attingham Trust in the United Kingdom offers three programs that explore historic residences, their collections and landscapes: the Attingham Summer School for the study of the English country house, Royal Collection Studies and the Attingham Study Program. From time to time, additional courses are offered such as the London House Course.

The Copland Foundation offers a number of valuable scholarships for Australians to attend Attingham Trust courses, including the Alex Copland Attingham Scholarship.

Chris Payne, a Paintings Conservator at Artlab Australia, was the 2018 recipient of the Alex Copland Attingham Scholarship.

Chris started work as a trainee conservator 50 years ago at the Art Gallery of NSW, specialising in fine art. Over time he became more involved with historic building interiors, including rehabilitating old farmhouses in his spare time, which has given him a good understanding of structural preservation. The 2018 Attingham Summer School involved Chris spending 3 weeks travelling the length of England looking at a wonderful variety of historic buildings. Given there were also lectures most evenings, Chris found this great experience was a little overwhelming.

Please come an join Heritage South Australia and Australia ICOMOS, where we will hear Chris talk about his 2018 Attingham Summer School experience.

As places are limited, please book early via this link.

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Australia ICOMOS VIC Mentoring Program – calling for Victorian Members!

Australia ICOMOS launched its student mentoring program in Victoria in 2012 following an earlier trial in the ACT, and it now runs in New South Wales and Victoria. The program supports members to share their knowledge and networks with students looking toward careers in heritage.

As the program has now run with enthusiastic responses from both mentors and mentees, we are very pleased to be offering it in Victoria for 2019.

When naming their favourite aspect of the program, the majority of previous mentors named the personal contact (we both learned from each other; refreshing to talk to the younger generation; good to know there is actually a pool of interested people; like the opportunity to help a new person into the profession), and almost all felt that they were able to make a valuable contribution to the knowledge and career prospects of their mentee. All respondents enjoyed it so much; they said they would be happy to do it again.

We usually have many more students than mentors apply – this restricts the size of the program, so we are hoping that all ICOMOS members based in Victoria will consider participating this year.

What is required?

While the mentoring arrangements will vary, we ask that mentors meet with their mentees at least 3 times during the program between May and October. These meetings allow discussion about issues involved in heritage practice, and the student’s study and work interests.

There will be a social event held in early May to introduce mentoring pairs. If you wish to be a mentor or a mentee, it is not essential to attend, although this is an easy way to meet and set up the first meeting, as well as networking with other students and colleagues.

There will be a brief evaluation questionnaire distributed at the end of the year that we ask all participants to complete and return.

How do I get involved as a MENTOR?

If you would like to contribute to this valuable (and enjoyable) effort this year, and be an ICOMOS MENTOR, please email an expression of interest to Georgia Meros at the Australia ICOMOS Secretariat by email by 17 April 2019.

Please provide your contact details (email and a work or mobile number) and a brief outline of your field of professional experience and current practice. This will assist the Mentoring Team in matching mentors and mentees.

Mentors must be Full ICOMOS members, and can have professional experience in any sector of cultural heritage practice. We will try to ‘match’ by interest as many students and mentors as possible.

How do I get involved as a MENTEE?

Students in participating university courses will be advised of the application process by the focal point at their university.

All applications must be received by the Australia ICOMOS Secretariat by 17 April 2019. We will try to ‘match’ by interest as many mentoring pairs as possible.

When do we start?

We will be matching students and mentors in late April, and will launch this year’s program with an event in early May. More information about the launch will be sent to participants in the program.

We hope that all members based in Victoria will welcome this opportunity to participate in the efforts of Australia ICOMOS and its partners to support young professionals across a range of cultural heritage disciplines.

Kristal Buckley (Deakin University)
Stuart King (University of Melbourne)
for the 2019 Australia ICOMOS (Vic) Mentoring Team

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Visiting delegation from China

A small group of about 8 people from the Chinese Society of Cultural Relics (C20C) is visiting Australia during May 2019.

We are looking for a couple of Victorian ICOMOS members with an interest in 20th Century Heritage who may be able to assist the group during their visit.

They would like to visit Melbourne all day on 4 May and in the morning on 5 May.

A list of possible sites to visit has been collated by the Victorian members of the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on 20th Century Heritage.

Please email Helen Lardner if you can help.

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2019 Jim Kerr Address on 18 April 2019, Sydney Opera House – registrations open

Australia ICOMOS in association with the Sydney Opera House and the Heritage Council of NSW
is pleased to host the
2019 Jim Kerr Address on the International Day for Monuments and Sites
to be held at 5.30 pm for a 6.00 pm start on Thursday 18 April 2019

Professor Bruce Pascoe
Author of Dark Emu, Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture

In 1982, ICOMOS established 18 April as the International Day for Monuments and Sites. UNESCO approved it the following year during its 22nd General Conference. Since then, 18 April has been a day to celebrate and promote cultural heritage, and an opportunity to raise awareness about its diversity, its relevance, how vulnerable it can be and what the needs and benefits of its conservation are. The 2019 theme for the day is ‘Rural Landscapes’.

ICOMOS has defined rural landscapes as “terrestrial and aquatic areas co-produced by human-nature interaction used for the production of food and other renewable natural resources, via agriculture, animal husbandry and pastoralism, fishing and aquaculture, forestry, wild food gathering, hunting, and extraction of other resources, such as salt. Rural landscapes are multifunctional resources. At the same time, all rural areas have cultural meanings attributed to them by people and communities: all rural areas are landscapes.”

Australia ICOMOS is honoured to have Professor Bruce Pascoe deliver the Jim Kerr Address, which honours the late Dr James Semple Kerr. Professor Pascoe’s award-winning publication Dark Emu powerfully reveals the overlooked heritage of Australia’s landscapes prior to colonisation and presents a radically different picture of Australia’s original inhabitants, and how they maintained their culture over millennia.

There are no refreshments included for this event and this is reflected in the pricing. Refreshments can be purchased before or after the event at one of the many venues in and around the Sydney Opera House.

COST
* Australia ICOMOS and NT members: $35
* Non-members: $45
* Full-time students, unemployed & individuals under 30 yrs: $25

#18April #ICOMOS #rurallandscapes #IcomosIDMS2019 #jimkerraddress

REGISTER VIA THIS LINK

Tour of Sydney Opera House, 3.15 for 3.30pm sharp – BOOKED OUT BUT WAITING LIST AVAILABLE

An optional short tour of the Sydney Opera House will take place before the the Jim Kerr Address. Please note that places for this tour are limited. There are only 18 places available on the tour (allocated on those who book first for this option). Participants meet at the Stage Door of the Sydney Opera House on Thursday 18 April at 3.15pm for a 3.30pm sharp start. The tour will deliver you back to the Utzon Room by 5.30pm for the 6pm start of the Jim Kerr Address. You must be attending the Jim Kerr Address to go on this free tour.

Watch the 2018 Jim Kerr Address vignette.

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NSCES – Call for Expressions of Interest for Membership: deadline 30 April 2019

Expressions of interest are invited for those with an interest / experience in energy, sustainability and climate change in heritage to join NSCES, the Australia ICOMOS National Scientific Committee for Energy and Sustainability. Membership is available as either a member or affiliate. A member of the NSCES will be a member of Australia ICOMOS (or a member of an institution that is a member of Australia ICOMOS). An affiliate is a person who is not a member of Australia ICOMOS, but who can contribute to the work of the NSCES by bringing particular knowledge, expertise or experience to the committee.

We encourage early career ICOMOS members to apply.

(Some members have been discontinued due to a lack of response, or emails that are not current. If you are no longer on the current NSCES list of members and wish to continue or re-establish your membership you will also need to fill out and submit an NSCES membership form).

We have regular meetings in Sydney every few months, with members in other areas joining by phone or through online meeting platforms. Members are expected to contribute to the work of the NSCES and to each fulfil a role within the committee. Minutes preparation is shared between committee members. If members fail to attend a meeting or participate in the work of the committee over the period of a year, membership of the committee will lapse.

NSCES is an active committee which works towards building understanding of the link between heritage and sustainability, contributing to the body of knowledge on energy efficiency, sustainability and heritage, advocating for heritage as a sustainable resource and responding to advocacy issues as they arise. Our recent activities have included discussions on adding heritage to the Australian Voluntary National Response (VNR) on the UNESCO Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), initial planning for energy, sustainability and climate change events for the ICOMOS General Assembly 2020, and cooperation with the ISCES+CC (International Scientific Committee for Energy, Sustainability and Climate Change) on a peer review on the “Outline of Climate Change and Cultural Heritage” by the ICOMOS Climate Change and Heritage Working Group. We have also prepared an Australia ICOMOS Practice Note on Heritage and Sustainability, which will be released shortly.

For more information please refer to the aims and objectives of the Committee and the NSCES blog.

Please submit your application form with a short Curriculum Vitae by email to NSCES Convenors, Helen Wilson and Rachel Jackson by 30 April 2019. For any enquiries please also contact Helen or Rachel. Download the Membership Form – NSCES.

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TALKS / EVENTS / WORKSHOPS

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ACT Heritage Festival & Canberra Modern Program – starts 13 April

Save the date for the ACT Heritage Festival – 13 April to 5 May, including the Canberra Modern 2019 program, of which Australia ICOMOS is a sponsor. Canberra Modern is also part of the Australia ICOMOS conference this year.

Canberra Modern is an annual calendar of engaging events celebrating the modernist spirit in our National Capital. In 2019 the program will be presented from 13 April – 5 May 2019 as a key part of the Canberra and Region Heritage Festival and will highlight mid-century modern architecture, art, interior design and vintage culture in Canberra.

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May Day Disaster Preparedness Workshop, 1 May, Sydney – register by 17 April

This training opportunity has been organised by the Australian Society of Archivists – NSW Branch, in association with Blue Shield Australia.

This is a full-day workshop presented by Preservation Australia at their offices in Annandale.

The workshop is designed to provide participants with a very practical understanding of Disaster Preparedness, providing an overview of what is involved in disaster preparedness, response and recovery. Following this workshop, participants will be able to write an effective Disaster Preparedness Plan for their collection. Lunch and morning tea are included.

The first part of the day covers the components of a Disaster Preparedness Plan, and how to prepare the information required for an active and useful plan.

During the second part of the day, participants will work through a practical Disaster Response scenario, based on a water impact on a mixed collection.

Areas covered include:

  • Policies
  • Risk assessment
  • Significance assessment
  • Reducing risk and prioritising actions
  • Response and recovery plans
  • Salvage procedures
  • Resources
  • Practical disaster response

Date & time: Wednesday 1 May 2019, 9:30am to 4:30pm

Venue: Preservation Australia, 2A Young Street, Annandale

Cost: ASA member $300, Allied Professionals (ALIA/RIMPA members) $300, Non-members $400

Registrations close: 5pm, 17 April

>>MORE INFORMATION / REGISTER HERE

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Practice Makes Perfect Skilled Artisan Exhibition, 27-28 April, Melbourne

To coincide with the National Trust’s Heritage Festival, the Mission to Seafarers is hosting an exciting exhibition of skilled trades-persons and members of the Artisan’s Guild of Australia with display and demonstrations of their talent and craftsmanship. There will be a BBQ in the Courtyard (thanks to the men from OSSA), and bevi’s at the bar! From 10am to 4pm on each day

>>More information

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Two talks as part of SA History Festival – 30 April & 24 May, Adelaide

Kingston’s Vision – South Australia’s Earliest and Most Enigmatic Piece of Furniture

In September 2017, a colossal red gum bookcase, a quintessential sleeper from nearly 180 years ago, inspired a classic ‘whodunit’ investigation. An Artlab Objects Conservator unravels the twists and turns, which led to the identification of South Australia’s oldest surviving piece of Furniture, and its mystery solved to reveal one of Australia’s most significant pieces of colonial furniture.

The bookcase, an extraordinary achievement of cabinetmaking in the fledgling colony, encompasses the collective optimism and eventual despair of Adelaide’s boom and bust in the early 1840’s.

Presented by Justin Gare as a History Festival event.

Download the Kingston’s Vision Talk Justin Gare flyer.

Date & time: 6pm, Tuesday 30 April

Venue: Radford Auditorium, North Terrace, Adelaide (behind the Art Gallery of South Australia).

Cost/bookings: Free Admission but bookings essential – contact Justin on 0401 124 992 or email Justin to reserve seats

 

Kingston’s 1842 Monument to Colonel Light – Adelaide’s first Monument and Colonial Wonder

After Colonel Light’s death in October 1839, a large public subscription raised money for a monument to his memory. Somewhat ironically, Kingston volunteered his services to design and supervise its construction in 1842. The result was a 45 foot high gothic edifice which towered over Adelaide. Unfortunately the poor quality stone began to crumble away and it was eventually demolished nearly sixty years later.

Long forgotten, the monument has now been resurrected, digitally at first by special effects artist Liam Gare, and then built from wood in a 1/10 scale architectural model. The model will be on display along with other artworks and early photographs at Artlab Australia during the month of May, a History Festival event.

Exhibition Dates – Monday 29 April to Friday 31 May, Monday to Friday only, 9.00am to 4.30pm
Free Admission / No bookings required
Artlab Australia, 70 Kintore Avenue, Adelaide

Talk with Justin Gare

Justin will talk about the background of the monument and its construction on Friday 24 May at 5.30pmin the Artlab Foyer

Bookings essential and places are limited so please telephone Artlab (08) 8207 7520 or email Artlab by 20 May.

Download the Artlab Kingston Exhibition and Talk flyer.

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Connecting with Wurundjeri Woiwurrung people and Country walking tour, 9 May, Melbourne

Join Wurundjeri Elder Uncle Bill Nicholson as part of the National Trust Australian Heritage Festival for this unmissable cultural journey, visiting the MCG, Barak Bridge, Birrrarung Maar and culminating in a private viewing of William Barak works at the NGV with Judith Ryan, Senior Curator, Indigenous Art. Hear about the complexities of preserving Wurundjeri’s cultural heritage within the urban landscape of Melbourne.

Date & time: 10.30am, 9 May

Venue: starting from MCG

Cost: Adults $70, NT Members $65

>>More information and bookings

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CONFERENCE / SYMPOSIUM CALL FOR PAPERS & OPEN REGISTRATIONS

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9th Lapita conference, Papua New Guinea, 15-18 October 2019 – call for proposals closes 30 April

The 9th Lapita conference will be held in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, on 15-18 October 2019. The theme will be Lapita, forerunners and successors in Near Oceania and beyond.

Session proposals are invited – email Peter White with your proposal by 30 April.

Download the 9th Lapita conference flyer.

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Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums 2019 – 25% discount available to subscribers and members

The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums (hosted by Women & Leadership Australia) are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce.

Taking place in every state and territory capital between May and August, the Symposiums are an unparalleled gathering of the best and brightest female talent. Keynote speakers include Tina Arena AM, Ita Buttrose AO OBE, Clare Bowditch, Michelle Cowan, The Right Hon Dame Jenny Shipley, Jacqui Lambie, Jessica Rowe and many, many more.

The symposiums will feature a range of presentations, panel discussions and interactive sessions covering a range of topics, including:

– To change or to disappear: 3 strategies as a leader to survive in an ever-changing business environment
– Breaking the competency trap and developing adaptive leadership
– Womenkind: Unlocking the power of women supporting women
– Let’s talk about non-traditional roles
– Lessons learnt in the world of politics
– Be heard and remembered: How to use your stories to influence effective change in the workplace

An attendance discount of 25% is currently available by entering code ANSY19 at the time of booking (available until each symposium sells out). For more information and to book, visit this link.

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FORUMS / COURSES / AWARDS / GRANTS PROGRAMS / OTHER – CALL FOR APPLICATIONS / NOMINATIONS / SUBMISSIONS / EOI

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Longford Academy Autumn Program, beginning Monday May 6 – registrations now open

Practical Building Conservation, Longford Academy’s Autumn Program, has now been released and is open for registrations

Practical Building Conservation is a 1, 2, 6 or 9 day program in the conservation of traditional buildings, structures & fabric, held at the World Heritage inscribed Woolmers & Brickendon Estates in Longford, Tasmania. It offers a unique mix of theory, demonstrations & involvement in practical conservation works, benefiting both the participants & the sites.

Participants can attend the 6 day program, which includes structured face-to-face workshops on Days 3 & 6 on the subjects of Lime Mortars & Plastering and Roofing, extend the program to 9 days, by staying on with the expert facilitators, furthering their physical contribution to the site conservation works, or attend one or both of the specialist one-day structured workshops.

  • Investigate significant building fabric, structures & sites
  • Learn how to obtain long term sustainable conservation outcomes in real life situations
  • Share knowledge & experience with conservation practitioners
  • Understand environmental impacts, deterioration & how to deal with complex challenges
  • Participate in hands-on activities with experienced practitioners
  • Relax & learn in an outstanding cultural landscape

For further information see the Longford Academy May 2019 flyer. For registrations, complete the Longford Academy_May 2019 Reg Form (Word doc).

(PDF of registration form in case there are issues with the Word version: Longford Academy_May 2019 Reg Form)

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Heritage Places Renewal Loan Scheme (TAS)

Do you know a private business owner with a heritage-listed property in Tasmania who is keen to use, develop or refresh it and grow the visitor economy? If so, the Heritage Places Renewal Loan Scheme might be one way to help get their project off the ground.

This scheme offers low interest loans worth up to $1.5 million to: refresh or refurbish an existing business; undertake essential conservation projects; attend to deferred maintenance needs; and adapt, expand or enhance an existing business.

If you know someone who might be eligible and has an interest in securing a low-interest loan, you can refer them to the scheme’s guidelines on the Office of the Coordinator General’s website.

Staff from the Office of the Coordinator General are available to support applicants to consider if the scheme will meet their needs and refer them to Heritage Tasmania if they need assistance with any works that may require approval.

The Heritage Council’s Works Guidelines also provide detailed information on navigating the works approval process and how to approach works to heritage places. They are available from the Heritage Tasmania website.

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The Princes Foundation Summer School – bursaries available; deadline for applications 19 April

The Princes Foundation is thrilled to offer two bursaries for Australian students or apprentices to attend the Princes Foundation Summer School in July 2019. Across three weeks students will develop their knowledge of traditional architecture, design, building and repair techniques and how these can be applied in the 21st century. Applications will be assessed by The Princes Foundation in association with INTBAU Australia, and should reflect a strong interest in traditional trades, architecture, design or urbanism.

More information is available at this link and in the Prince’s Foundation Summer School 2019 leaflet.

Applications for bursary positions must be received by Friday 19 April. General applications must be received by Wednesday 1 May.

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ICCROM “Wooden architecture conservation and restoration” course – applications close 22 April

Kizhi Museum announces the application round for the second International ICCROM course “Wooden architecture conservation and restoration”.

Start date: 26 August 2019
End date: 14 September 2019
Deadline to apply: 22 April 2019
Organizer: Kizhi Open Air Museum

Partners:

*ICCROM
*Petrozavodsk State University, UNESCO Chair “Wooden Architecture Research and Preservation”
*Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation

For more information about the course and how to apply, visit the ICCROM website.

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Expressions of Interest to demonstrate at the Bathurst Heritage Trades Trail, 18-19 May – deadline 30 April

The organisers of the event are calling for expressions of interest from artisans who might like to demonstrate at this year’s Bathurst Heritage Trades Trail on 18 & 19 May 2019. They would like to receive EOIs by 30 April.

For more information:

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UNESCO-Greece Melina Mercouri Cultural Landscape International Prize – nominations close 30 April

OVERVIEW AND BACKGROUND OF THE PRIZE

The UNESCO-Greece Melina Mercouri International Prize for the Safeguarding and Management of Cultural Landscapes was created in 1995 to reward outstanding examples of action to safeguard and enhance the world’s cultural landscapes, a category of World Heritage. It bears the name of Melina Mercouri, a precursor of integrated conservation and sustainable development, a memorable actress and Minister of Culture of Greece. The Prize recognizes that the protection of cultural landscapes, a richer concept than the conventional one of ‘monuments’ or ‘sites’, is one of the main priorities of the present time.

The Prize, generously supported by the Greek Government, bears the name of Melina Mercouri, former Minister of Culture of Greece and a strong advocate of integrated conservation and sustainable development.

The US $30,000 Prize is awarded every two years to one laureate.

The prize has been awarded six times between 1995 and 2001.

The next Prize will be awarded in Autumn 2019, in connection with the 40th Session of the UNESCO General Conference.

For more information, download the UNESCO-Greece Melina Mercouri Cultural Landscape International Prize leaflet.

Nominations close 30 April.

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WA Heritage Council – nominations close 3 May

The Minister for Heritage is calling for nominations from experienced and qualified individuals to join the new Heritage Council of Western Australia.

The Council is the State’s expert body on matters concerning places of cultural heritage significance. The Council will be responsible for fulfilling a range of functions under section 17 of the Heritage Act 2018. More information on the Council is in the Heritage Council Information Sheet.

The new Council will be established upon the Heritage Act 2018 being proclaimed by the Governor of Western Australia and will comprise up to nine positions (a chairperson and up to eight members). Appointments will be made for terms ranging between two and four years.

How to apply

Applications must be received by the Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage by 5.00pm on 3 May 2019. Late applications will not be accepted.

For more information, visit the WA Heritage Council website.

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Heritage Regulations 2019 (WA) – consultation closes 5 May

The consultation process on the proclamation regulations for the Heritage Act 2018 is now open, and submissions are invited until Friday 3 May 2019. Completion of consultation will bring us one step closer to new heritage legislation that meets current needs.

Issues covered within the draft Heritage Regulations 2019 include:

– composition of the Heritage Council
– conflicts of interest
– management of Council and committee meetings
– form and content of the State Register
– pre-requisites for the issue of repair notices
– standards for notifications, consultation and advertising

To ensure that the regulations are given due consideration and meet the needs of modern legislation, the WA Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage is seeking submissions from interested persons and organisations. To take part in this process, review the draft regulations on the State Heritage website and follow a link to the online survey hosted on the Department’s consultation hub.

You may also be interested in reviewing and contributing to draft guidelines for the creation of local heritage surveys, which replace the current heritage inventories. These guidelines are required under the new Act, and will provide support to local governments undertaking the review or update of their local heritage survey.

The guidelines include standards for consultation and the use of professional heritage advice, so may be of interest to those working in the heritage field. Further information on how to contribute to the development of these guidelines can also be found on the State Heritage website.

Finally, initial consultation is taking place to assist in the development of guidelines for identification and management of state government heritage assets. These will work alongside the Strategic Asset Management Framework to guide agencies in the maintenance, activation, adaptation and disposal of heritage assets.

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Review of the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972 – Phase 2 – have your say closes 31 May

Have your say on the discussion paper for the review of the Western Australian Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972. It sets out proposals to recognise, protect, manage and celebrate the places and objects that are important to Aboriginal culture. Importantly, it also identifies a framework for efficient land use by industry and other land users. Among the recommendations are changes to how heritage is defined, so it better reflects a living culture that is central to the wellbeing of Aboriginal people. Traditional owners and knowledge holders would be actively engaged in decision making for heritage places to which they have a connection, through the establishment of local Aboriginal heritage services and an Aboriginal Heritage Council.

For more information, see the WA Dept of Planning, Lands and Heritage website.

All submissions must be received by 31 May 2019.

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SITUATIONS VACANT / WANTED

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[NEW] SITUATION VACANT Manager, Heritage & Collections, Museum of Australian Democracy (MoAD) at Old Parliament House, Canberra

The Manager Heritage and Collections will lead a small team and is integral to the operations of MoAD, playing a key role in managing the heritage values of the place and its collections. Old Parliament House is on the National and Commonwealth Heritage lists and is protected under the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Act 1999 (EPBC Act). The role contributes to the successful completion of capital building projects, exhibitions and collection storage and data management.

For more information, visit the Museum of Australian Democracy website and download the Manager, Heritage & Collections application pack.

Applications close 22 April 2019.

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[NEW] SITUATION VACANT Conservation Architect, Ecology and Heritage Partners, Melbourne

Ecology and Heritage Partners Pty Ltd is an established consultancy with highly experienced cultural heritage and ecological teams. The Company specialises in cultural heritage and ecological based projects throughout Australia for a range of Government agencies and corporate clients. We currently have offices in Melbourne, Geelong, Brisbane, Adelaide, Canberra, Perth and Sydney. Given our large amount of project work across multiple industries, we need to expand our team of over 20 in-house cultural heritage professionals.

Due to a sustained increase in workload, we are seeking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic individual who wishes to develop and contribute their experience and skills as a Conservation Architect for our Built Heritage team, with the role providing excellent prospects in a growing business for the right person. This role requires keen research, writing and analytical skills, and will suit an extremely motivated individual who enjoys working in a close-knit, supportive team environment. The position is to be based in our Melbourne office, primarily as part of our Victorian operations.

For more information and to apply visit this link. Applications close 30 April 2019.

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[NEW] SITUATION VACANT Built Heritage Consultant, Ecology and Heritage Partners, Melbourne

Ecology and Heritage Partners Pty Ltd is an established consultancy with highly experienced cultural heritage and ecological teams. The Company specialises in cultural heritage and ecological based projects throughout Australia for a range of Government agencies and corporate clients. We currently have offices in Melbourne, Geelong, Brisbane, Adelaide, Canberra, Perth and Sydney. Given our large amount of project work across multiple industries, we need to expand our team of over 20 in-house cultural heritage professionals.

Due to a sustained increase in workload, we are seeking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic individual who wishes to develop and contribute their experience and skills as a Built Heritage Consultant, with the role providing excellent prospects in a growing business for the right person. The position is to be based in our Melbourne office, primarily as part of our Victorian operations.

For more information and to apply visit this link. Applications close 30 April 2019.

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[NEW] SITUATION VACANT Research Assistant – Built Heritage, Ecology and Heritage Partners, Melbourne

Ecology and Heritage Partners Pty Ltd is an established consultancy with highly experienced cultural heritage and ecological teams. The Company specialises in cultural heritage and ecological based projects throughout Australia for a range of Government agencies and corporate clients. We currently have offices in Melbourne, Geelong, Brisbane, Adelaide, Canberra, Perth and Sydney. Given our large amount of project work across multiple industries, we need to expand our team of over 20 in-house cultural heritage professionals.

Due to a sustained increase in workload, we are seeking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic individual who wishes to develop and contribute their experience and skills as a Research Assistant for our Built Heritage team, with the role providing excellent prospects in a growing business for the right person. This role requires keen research, writing and analytical skills, and will suit an extremely motivated individual who enjoys working in a close-knit, supportive team environment. The position is to be based in our Melbourne office, primarily as part of our Victorian operations.

For more information and to apply visit this link. Applications close 30 April 2019.

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[NEW] SITUATION VACANT Head of Restoration, Doh Eain, Yangon, Myanmar

About Doh Eain

Doh Eain (“Our Home”) is a multi-discipline restoration and placemaking social enterprise based in Yangon, Myanmar. In a world of rapid urbanisation, we want to make sure cities are places with identity, and that they are liveable, inclusive and sustainable. That is why we specialize in preserving heritage, improving public space, and organising activities that connect people to places.

Head of Restoration

We are in search of an enthusiastic, hard-working, and organized individual to join Doh Eain as a Head of Restoration. The Head of Restoration at Doh Eain should be passionate about Yangon’s built heritage and it’s responsible preservation. This role will report to the Deputy Director, and will represent all design and project planning activity for Doh Eain’s restoration projects and other construction work, in coordination with the Deputy Director and the Head of Research & Inclusion, Head of Placemaking, and Head of Capacity Building.

For more information, see the Doh Eain Head of Restoration position description.

Applications close 1 May 2019.

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[NEW] SITUATION VACANT Commonwealth Heritage Consultant, GML Heritage, Canberra

GML Heritage is seeking a dynamic heritage specialist/project manager with Commonwealth heritage experience at a senior level. This is a full-time position based in Canberra. The incumbent will provide specialist heritage advice involving Commonwealth heritage and environment contracts, including tender submissions, scoping projects, and implementing project work for large and complex heritage places. GML offers a friendly and supportive team culture, and the opportunity to work on some of the most significant heritage landscapes, buildings and places across Australia.

For further information, including the position advertisement and position description, visit this link.

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[NEW] SITUATION VACANT Senior Heritage Consultant, Urbis, Sydney

An opportunity has arisen in our Sydney office for a suitably qualified and experienced Senior Heritage Consultant with a professional work history of 5+ years in Heritage advisory consulting or related field.

Urbis is a firm that truly values its people. In our new, contemporary office location in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, it’s a place where you are encouraged to share your ideas in a professional, friendly and agile working environment.

We are looking for a lateral thinker and an outstanding communicator seeking an opportunity to be involved in city-shaping projects, for a diverse range of private and public sector clients. As a key member of the team, you will be involved in conducting research across a diverse, high profile and challenging range of projects, providing reports and strategic advice to our clients.

We also encourage archaeologists (Aboriginal or European) or heritage architects to apply for this position.

About You

As a Senior Heritage Consultant there is a requirement to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of heritage principles and an ability to provide a range of advice to clients on a range of projects including heritage studies, conservation management plans, heritage impact statements, interpretation, archival recording and heritage architectural conservation supervision.

For more information, see the URBIS Senior Heritage Consultant 2019 position description.

How to apply?

If you are an enthusiastic candidate, with the desire to become part of a driven and highly professional team, please click apply. Or for a highly confidential discussion please call Grace Lee, HR Coordinator on (02) 8233 9982. We are looking to appoint this position as soon as possible so encourage applications to be lodged as soon as possible.

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SITUATION VACANT Strategic Heritage Officer, Woollahra Council, Sydney

Woollahra Council is seeking to employ an experienced Strategic Heritage Officer to join our growing heritage team within our Strategic Planning department!

The Woollahra municipality has a rich and diverse history and natural setting that is represented in Victorian, Federation and inter-war buildings, precincts, settings and streetscapes. Council is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced person to join its heritage team in caring for this environmental heritage which has local, regional and, in many instances, a nationally recognised level of heritage significance.

As the Strategic Heritage Officer, you will be responsible for the preparation of heritage conservation policy and information, provide advice to Councillors and staff, and promote heritage conservation in the community. You will also respond to customer enquiries and assist in explaining policies to customers.

In return, you will be welcomed by our supportive and experienced team of professionals, gain opportunities for training and development and be given the option for flexible work arrangements. This is a full time, Monday to Friday position. However, we will also consider a part time candidate three to four consecutive days a week.

For more information, visit this link. Applications close Sunday 21 April 2019.

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SITUATION VACANT Strategic Planner, Woollahra Council, Sydney

Woollahra Council’s Strategic Planning team is expanding! We are seeking to employ a tertiary-qualified and experienced Strategic Planner to join our growing team at Woollahra Council on a permanent full time basis.

Located within the Planning and Development division, as a Strategic Planner you will work independently and collaboratively with your team consisting of town planning, heritage conservation and urban design professionals. This team is responsible for preparing and maintaining statutory planning documents such as planning proposals, local environmental plans and development control plans.

You will participate in planning projects, consult with the community, conduct economic analysis and model development outcomes. Presentation of projects to Councillors, working parties and community groups is an important aspect of the position and may require after-hours work.

In return, you will be welcomed by a supportive and experienced team of professionals, gain opportunities for training and development and enjoy coming to work in one of Sydney’s most impressive harbour side locations.

For more information, visit this link. Applications close Sunday 21 April 2019.

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SITUATION VACANT Experienced Conservation Architect, Lovell Chen, Melbourne

About Lovell Chen

Lovell Chen combines architects and designers with heritage consultants, planners, conservation specialists, historians, researchers, materials experts and other specialists in aspects of the built environment. We are a dynamic, innovative practice in the way we approach our work – bringing together strategic thinking, design skills, technical expertise, research and experience.

We are looking for an experienced Conservation Architect to join our team of dedicated heritage and conservation specialists to work on a broad range of heritage structures throughout Australia.

You should have an in-depth knowledge, technical expertise and experience in the conservation and restoration of historic structures. Technical knowledge of the repair and conservation of materials such as stone, masonry, stucco and plaster is a requirement.

Expected experience and qualifications:

  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Master of Architecture (or Bachelor equivalent)
  • Post Graduate studies in Architectural Conservation or Materials Conservation an advantage

Immediate start available. The salary is negotiable and will be based on your skill level and experience.

Please forward your CV to Lovell Chen by email.

Applications close Friday 3 May.

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SITUATION VACANT Heritage Officer, Woollahra Council, Sydney

* Permanent part-time position, 21 hours per week
* $84,228.76 – $98,702.05 p.a + super (pro rata) + potential to earn additional allowances up to $3,756
* Situated in a modern harbour side office, close to public transport

Woollahra Council is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Heritage Officer to join our heritage team on a permanent part-time basis.

The Woollahra municipality has a rich and diverse history and natural setting that is represented in Victorian, Federation and inter-war buildings, precincts, settings and streetscapes. Its environmental heritage has a local, regional and, in many instances, a nationally recognised level of heritage significance.

As a Heritage Officer, your primary role is to provide expert heritage advice on development applications. Your skills and expertise in assessing the impact of development on the heritage significance of buildings and areas and your knowledge and experience with building design and construction will be critical to this role. You will also be required to provide general advice on heritage-related matters and assist with the preparation of conservation policy from time to time.

In return, you will be welcomed by a supportive and experienced team of professionals, gain opportunities for training and development and enjoy coming to work in one of Sydney’s most impressive harbour side locations.

For more information, visit this link. Applications close Sunday 21 April 2019.

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SITUATION VACANT Senior Heritage Architect, Hector Abrahams Architects, Sydney

Would you like to be part of a friendly workplace located in the Sydney CBD? Hector Abrahams Architects is a small-medium architectural practice specialising in conservation, design and master planning. Our work is varied – from traditional heritage and conservation work to the design of new buildings and additions in heritage settings. We work collaboratively and value the input and creativity of our people.

We are looking for a registered architect with at least 5 years’ heritage experience to join our team. The role is for a project architect who will run their own projects, as well as being a mentor for our younger architects. The person we are looking for will interact with a variety of clients, and will oversee contracts and building projects. A good knowledge of the NSW planning and heritage requirements is preferred.

If you are interested in finding out more about this position, please phone Astrid Eggins, Practice Director on (02) 9299 7959, or email your CV to Hector Abrahams Architects.

Applications accepted until COB Monday 15 April 2019.

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SITUATION VACANT Conservation Projects Manager, International Conservation Services, Sydney

Conservation Projects Manager

International Conservation Services has a full-time opportunity for a Sydney-based Objects Conservator to use their hands-on conservation and project management skills in a wide variety of site-based heritage and art projects. Salary commensurate with experience in the range of $61,560 – $77,112 plus 9.5% superannuation.

The position is available for commencement immediately. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.

We are seeking highly organised people to join our growing Objects and Outdoor Heritage Team, based at our labs in Chatswood, Sydney. We have a variety of roles that are both hands-on and project-management based that will suit someone who has a background in heritage conservation, likes to work on a variety of materials and projects, and enjoys working outdoors with occasional travel.

For more information, see the ICS_Conservation Projects Manager_March 2019 position description.

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SITUATION VACANT Senior Archaeologist (Aboriginal Archaeologist) – GML Heritage, Sydney or Canberra

GML Heritage (GML) is seeking to appoint a Senior Archaeologist, in Aboriginal archaeology. This is a full-time position, based in Sydney or Canberra. The incumbent will provide specialist heritage advice in Aboriginal archaeology – including Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessments, Aboriginal due diligence reports, research designs, and post-excavation reporting. We are looking for someone with a degree in archaeology and at least 5 years’ experience in Aboriginal archaeology.

The position offers the opportunity to learn and grow, both personally and around the disciplines of Aboriginal archaeology, and the consulting business. GML offers a friendly and supportive team culture, and the opportunity to work on some of the most significant heritage landscapes, buildings and places across Australia.

For further information, including the position advertisement and position description, please click here.

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