The interim report highlights the disparity in power between Indigenous peoples and industry in the protection of Indigenous heritage, and the serious failings of legislation designed to protect Indigenous heritage and promote Native Title.
The Penrith Lakes Scheme and Old Castlereagh: growth, sustainability and vulnerability at the urban-rural interface
This paper explores the history, archaeology and environment of Old Castlereagh and the Penrith Lakes Scheme on the banks of the Nepean River in Sydney's west.
This document summarises the findings of the Return of Cultural Heritage (RoCH) project led by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS). It is supported by a series of community case study reports which provide further detail on the community partnerships...
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...
Heritage and social housing: implications for repairs, maintenance, modifications and redevelopments
The purpose of this brief is to unpack ‘heritage’ and its implications for social housing asset management and, by extension, for social housing tenants.
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.