The following organisations offer training and development in one or more areas relevant to heritage conservation. If you are interested in training in an area that is not covered by a planned program you may wish to enquire about upcoming activities or customised events.
ABC Training Academy
Although primarily based in South Australia, this heritage-based building team is expanding into WA and may be able to provide future hands-on skills training. It posts regular updates on upcoming activities, which may include archaeology, stonework and lime workshops. ABC also invites proposals for bespoke training courses.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 1300 853 003.
Australian Concrete Repair Association
Materials conservation focusing on concrete structures and finishes. Professional development program and events.
Email email@example.com or telephone (02) 9645 3692 (NSW Office).
Australian Institute of Architects (WA)
Regular PD sessions (Refuel) for members but open to others. Architectural heritage, conservation in practice, case studies.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 9324 3100.
Engineering Heritage Australia
Heritage conservation, materials and fabric, engineering and industrial heritage.
Email email@example.com or telephone 9321 3340.
FACET (Forum Advocating Cultural and Eco-Tourism)
Heritage tourism, interpretation, engagement.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 9448 8150.
Facilitate heritage skills presentations / workshops, heritage tourism, interpretation.
Email email@example.com or telephone 9461 3332.
Heritage Services Division, Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage.
Heritage concepts, heritage in planning, legislative frameworks.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 6551 8002.
ICOMOS (International Committee on Monuments and Sites)
Networking, Events and activities, primarily for members.
Email email@example.com or telephone (03) 9251 7131.
Museums & Galleries Australia (WA)
Collections management, interpretation, materials conservation.
Email Natalie.Evans@museum.wa.gov.au or telephone 9431 8461.
National Trust of Western Australia
Materials workshops, investigation workshops, Australian Heritage Festival.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 9321 6088
Planning Institute of Australia
Heritage for planners, planning concepts and frameworks. Professional development program and events. Occasional heritage content. Primarily for members.
Email email@example.com or telephone 9382 2100.
This presentation expands on the information provided in the Aboriginal Heritage webinar, first broadcast in November 2020. It contains contact information and links relevant to Aboriginal heritage (DPLH), Aboriginal engagement (DPC), and Native Title settlements and ILUAs (DPLH).
In November 2020, Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage staff presented a series of webinars for Local Government stakeholders. The information presented was correct at the time the webinars were originally presented, however circumstances may have changed since.
Heritage in Planning, first presented on 3 November 2020, offers an introduction to historic heritage, defining key concepts in heritage and how the planning system engages with heritage.
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Aboriginal Heritage, first presented on 10 November 2020, with national and international interest on Aboriginal cultural heritage this presentation provides an overview of the management and protection of Aboriginal cultural heritage in Western Australia, the review of the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972 and information on Indigenous Lands Use agreements and Native Title settlements in Western Australia.
Watch the video Aboriginal cultural heritage in Western Australia
Heritage for Local Government, first presented on 17 November 2020, heritage is an essential part of our landscape and community identity in Western Australia. In this presentation Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage staff explore the number of ways Local Governments and the link between heritage and history and importance of archology. The presentation ends with a discussion on the development of Reconciliation Action Plans (RAP) and the Department’s RAP.
Watch the video Heritage for Local Government