First People - State Relations is offering an innovative program for Aboriginal Victorians with an interest or a role in Aboriginal cultural heritage.
This 3-day workshop provides unaccredited training in Aboriginal cultural heritage management.
The workshop introduces:
- the main themes of Aboriginal cultural heritage management
- industry requirements
- how the current cultural heritage legislation works.
Applications for the July and August workshops are now open
Topics covered in the workshop
- What is Aboriginal cultural heritage management?
- Working with the
- Heritage words and meanings
- Working with cultural materials – introduction to stone artefact technology
- Understanding and managing Aboriginal scarred trees
- Job Safety Analysis
- Simulated field work
- recording artefact scatters
- working with isolated artefacts
- recording scarred trees
- Working with Cultural Heritage Management Plans (CHMPs)
- A world view of heritage
- Cultural heritage significance according to the Act
- Preview of the Certificate IV course: what to expect and where to from here?
This year’s workshops will be modified to accommodate coronavirus (COVID-19) considerations.
All participants need to consider these carefully and agree to abide by the protocols set. The health and safety of the Aboriginal community are extremely important to all of us.
The COVID-19 protocols that all participants must follow will include:
- Completing a coronavirus (COVID-19) self-assessment.
- Completing the pre-Workshop induction.
- Completing the Workshop induction.
- Agreeing to the principals of good hand hygiene, glove wearing (where necessary), mask wearing and practice correct cough etiquette.
- Agreeing to maintain physical distancing at all times.
- Voluntary temperature checks.
Nominations are open to all Aboriginal people interested in cultural heritage management.
The 3 day workshops are held in July and August 2021.
Applications open 7 June 2023 and close 10 July 2023
Workshop dates: 18 - 20 July 2023
Location: Rydges Hotel, Geelong
Institute of Advanced Studies, La Trobe University Bundoora workshop
Applications open 7 June 2023 and close 14 August 2023
Workshop dates: 22-24 August 2023
Location: IAS, La Trobe University, Bundoora Melbourne
Download and complete the nomination form:
Submit the form by:
Christina Pavlides, Manager ACHMT Program
Department of Premier and Cabinet
First People - State Relations
Level 3, 1 Treasury Place, Melbourne VIC 3002
You’ll be notified by phone and email a week before the workshops.
Reviewed 16 June 2023