Awards

National Trust of Australia Heritage Awards

Each year, the National Trust of Australia (Queensland) awards outstanding projects and people that demonstrate excellence in the protection, conservation and celebration of Queensland’s environmental, built and cultural heritage. The National Trust annual Queensland Heritage Awards are a prestigious acknowledgment of the quality of heritage work that is carried out across the State. The Awards …

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ASHA NEWS: Conference Wrap-Up

The ASHA Committee would like to thank everyone that attended the 2017 Travelling Stories conference! We hope that you had a fantastic time travelling through Tassie and experiencing all sorts of stories, and learning new ways of interpreting them. A HUGE thank you goes out to the conference committee, from both ASHA and Interpretation Australia, …

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RESEARCH NEWS: NSW Premier’s History Awards

The winners of The 2017 NSW Premier’s History Awards, were recently announced at the State Library of NSW, as part of the official launch of NSW History Week. Archaeologists Anne Clarke, Ursula Frederick and historian Peter Hobbins were awarded the NSW Community and Regional History Prize for their publication ‘Stories from the Sandstone: Quarantine Inscriptions …

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Judy Birmingham AM, Queens Birthday 2017 Australian Honours

Associate Professor Judy Birmingham (retired) has been awarded an AM, a member in the General Division, for ‘significant service to higher education, particularly to historical archaeology, as an academic, and to professional associations.’ Judy Birmingham was a major contributor to the inception, development, and teaching of Historical Archaeology in Australia. She was the major instigator …

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AWARDS: AACAI Student Support Fund

AACAI is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Student Support Fund: Lauren Churchill (University of Sydney) Foodways in regional New South Wales in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries: A study of butchery patterns Rodina Goranitis (University of Queensland) Doing it right: Best practice standards in cultural heritage management Rebekah Hawkins (University …

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AWARD NEWS: Judy Birmingham NSW National Trust Award

Judy Birmingham, prominent archaeologist, has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Heritage Award from the NSW National Trust for her various contributions to the discipline, including her teaching role at University of Sydney and co-writing the conservation guidelines for the NSW Department of Planning. For more about Judy Birmingham, her various acheivments, and other Heritage Awardees …

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