Saturday, 27 February 2016

Selections from HERITAGE-NEWS: February 2016

EVENT: Longford Academy

9-13 May 2016 | Brickendon and Woolmers Estates
The Longford Academy is a collaborative learning program led by experienced APT specialist practitioner educators. This year, the central theme will be:
Investigation and repair of significant building fabric

Registrations have been flowing in, and places are limited.  Download the registration form and follow the instructions on the form to confirm your participation in LA5Participants are engaged in site activities aimed at developing and sharing specialist heritage conservation knowledge and skills whilst contributing to safeguarding the outstanding universal values of the two sites. These activities may include information sessions, discussions, inspections, investigations, recording, conservation works and group learning activities. For further information email  

EVENT: Launceston Historical Society Talk

18 March 2016 | 8:00pm | Sir Raymond Ferrall Centre, University of Tasmania, Newnham
The Launceston Historical Society has secured Michelle Grattan AO to present its 28th John West Memorial Lecture. Michelle Grattan is one of Australia’s most respected and awarded political journalists. She has been a member of the Canberra parliamentary press gallery for more than 40 years, during which time she has covered all the most significant stories in Australian politics. Michelle’s presentation is titled: The Power of Small Voice – The Struggle for the Senate’s Centre. All welcome, entry free. For more information email

EVENT: Oral History Workshop

28 May 2016 | 9:30am – 4:00pm | Meeting Room, Queen Victoria Museum, Inveresk
Presented by Jill Cassidy, this workshop will cover interview technique, pitfalls, ethics, equipment and transcribing. The cost is $50 ($30 students) and includes lunch. Prior registration is essential. To register email or 
ring 0418 178 098.

Read more about Jill here


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