Victorian government agencies acted in good faith when consulting with traditional custodians seeking to protect Aboriginal cultural heritage on Djab Wurrung Country near Ararat, the Victorian Ombudsman has found.
Aboriginal people in New South Wales have been trying to strengthen the law that is supposed to protect their cultural heritage since the late 1970s, but reform remains elusive. This paper outlines some reasons why.
This study focused on the social dimension of sustainability and analysed 451 tendering documents from 10 countries to assess the influence of procurement procedures and delivery methods on the inclusion of social criteria in public construction procurement.
This paper promotes the integration of renewable energy resources into the fabric of the structures that formulate today’s buildings. It describes a project that promotes bioethics and urges awareness in the Lebanese construction industry to view buildings as organisms that enhance ecological health and enriches...
Destination Management (DM) is an ongoing process that requires destinations to plan for the future and considers the social, economic, cultural and environmental risks and opportunities. This document describes what DM is and how to go about creating a DM plan.
This is a first step towards an improvement in the overall quality and comparability of key data collected by Australia's cultural heritage sector, which encompasses museums, libraries, art museums and archives.
Each financial year all levels of government report on investment in the arts and heritage in Australia. The 2017-18 survey shows total expenditure has increased by 13% since 2016-17.
This work was recognised by the United Cities and Local Government Committee on Culture, who endorsed the Cultural Forum initiative as one of 120 global ‘good practice’ examples in the area of culture and local sustainable development.
Tourism has been identified as an important economic industry for Small Island Developing States (SIDS), including Papua New Guinea (PNG). One of the important niche markets for tourism is cultural heritage, which involves “travellers seeing or experiencing built heritage, living culture or contemporary arts” (Timothy...