New Chair of Heritage Council appointed (22/12/2005)
Parks and Heritage Minister Judy Jackson, announced today the appointment of Michael Lynch as the new Chair of the Tasmanian Heritage Council.
Blueprint to help chart National Trust's future finalised (21/12/2005)
Parks and Heritage Minister Judy Jackson has received the final report from the Government Advisory Council on the future of the National Trust in Tasmania.
Heritage-news: December 2005 (19/12/2005)
The December edition of Heritage-news is now online.
Hydro's Cultural Heritage Program Newsletter (19/12/2005)
The December issue of Hydro Tasmania's Cultural Heritage Program Newsletter is now out.
On the Register: Friends' Park and Burial Ground, West Hobart (19/12/2005)
Purchased in 1836 for the princely sum of five shillings, this small allotment in Mellifont Street West Hobart was the burial ground for the Society of Friends (Quakers).
Heritage Council approves School of Architecture development (25/11/2005)
The Tasmanian Heritage Council has approved the UTAS School of Architecture development for the Inveresk Exhibition Hall in Launceston.
Heritage-news: November 2005 (23/11/2005)
The November edition of Heritage-news is now online.
Heritage Council sets conditions on city hotel plan (22/11/2005)
The Tasmanian Heritage Council has approved a proposed multi-million dollar accommodation development behind Hadley's Hotel in Hobart on the condition that its overall height is reduced.
On the Register: Archer's Folly, Carrick (22/11/2005)
Sitting as a stark reminder to what might have been, the ruins of "Archer's Folly" is listed in the Tasmanian Heritage Register because of its association with prominent local businessman John Kinder Archer.
Stone Workshop success (16/11/2005)
A group of conservation enthusiasts appreciated the humour of being branded the "largest gathering in Oatlands since the last public hanging".
On the Register: Spiky Bridge, Swansea (25/10/2005)
It took the cunning and ingenuity of an Irishman to ensure that a notoriously difficult road on Tasmania's east coast was improved.
The North Bay / Tasman's Anchor Project (25/10/2005)
In 1642 Abel Tasman lost the anchor from his flagship, the Heemskirck, in North Bay. More than 350 years later a team assembled on the Forestier Peninsula, Tasmania, in search of the anchor.
Heritage-news: October 2005 (25/10/2005)
The October edition of Heritage-news is now online.
Acting Chair Of Heritage Council Appointed (10/10/2005)
The Minister for Parks and Heritage, Judy Jackson, today appointed Dianne Snowden as the acting Chair of the Tasmanian Heritage Council.
Heritage-news: September 2005 (23/09/2005)
The September edition of Heritage-news is now online.
Living Through Conservation Works (23/09/2005)
Having worked as a cameraman on lifestyle programs such as 'Renovations Rescue', Doug Adams confesses he should have known better when he fell in love with the "dump" that was 444 Elizabeth Street.
On the Register: Lighthouse Keeper's Quarter, Currie (23/09/2005)
The perilous waters off King Island are notorious amongst mariners. On average a wreck occurred every second year between the early 19th century and the 1930s.
Hydro's Cultural Heritage Program Newsletter (23/09/2005)
The September edition of the Hydro's Cultural Heritage Program Newsletter is now online.
Heritage Legislation Review Finalised (21/09/2005)
An independent review of the Tasmanian heritage legislation has been finalised and is available to the public.
Heritage-news: August 2005 (17/08/2005)
The August edition of Heritage-news is now online.
On the Register: Pius X Church (17/08/2005)
Before the Vatican II Council embraced modern architectural design for Roman Catholic Churches, Esmond Dorney had already created one of Australia's finest examples of Late Twentieth Century Ecclesiastical churches in Taroona, Tasmania.
Callington Mill Project Sets Sail (17/08/2005)
Southern Midlands Council is embarking on a project to reconstruct Oatland's historic Callington Mill into a working flour windmill.
Heritage Tasmania Update (17/08/2005)
Following on from our last update in the July e-newsletter I thought it would be useful if I provided you with some information on another Heritage Tasmania team - our Research Team.
Robert Pitcairn' Story Retold (17/08/2005)
The story of Robert Pitcairn, the original owner of the National Trust property, Runnymede, has been retold in a new publication.
National Trust Government Advisory Council Announced (27/07/2005)
The Minister for Parks and Heritage, Judy Jackson, has announced the appointment of a Government Advisory Council to draft a blueprint for the future of the National Trust in Tasmania.
Heritage-news: July 2005 (21/07/2005)
The July edition of Heritage-news is now online.
Heritage Tasmania Update (20/07/2005)
Heritage Tasmania has secured additional staffing resources to better service our many clients.
Elwick Racecourse Grandstand Repairable (20/07/2005)
A recent crash at Hobart's Elwick Racecourse was a sporting accident with a difference.
Consultation on New Tasmanian Aboriginal Legislation Begins (20/07/2005)
The Minister for Parks and Heritage, Judy Jackson, announced in June the start of consultation on new Tasmanian Aboriginal heritage legislation.
Fuelled by the Memories (07/07/2005)
For Jet Service Station owner Carmel Reid, the recent listing of her property to the Tasmanian Heritage Register can only be seen as an advantage.
Looking back at Tasmania's Bicentenary (07/07/2005)
Angela Bourke, Manager of the Tasmanian Bicentenary, will look back at the year that was at a lunchtime seminar on 26 July 2005.
QVMAG reopens Community History Centre (07/07/2005)
The Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery's Community History Centre reopened on 4 July after 18 months closure.
Growing Up at Home Hill (07/07/2005)
Barry Lyons' tale of growing up as the second youngest son of ex Prime Minister Joseph Lyons and Dame Enid Lyons is one of chamber pots, cold showers, and an awful lot of fun.
Heritage-news: June 2005 (07/06/2005)
The June edition of Heritage-news is now online.
Uncovering Glenorchy's Heritage (07/06/2005)
A heritage study of the northern and rural suburbs in the Glenorchy City municipality will be conducted following an agreement between the Glenorchy City Council, the Tasmanian Heritage Council and the State Government.
Port Arthur added to National Heritage List (07/06/2005)
The Minister for Parks and Heritage, Judy Jackson, today said the addition of Port Arthur to the National Heritage List highlights the site's outstanding heritage value.
Major Development at Willow Court (02/06/2005)
The Tasmanian Government has committed its support to a major development on the historic Willow Court site at New Norfolk, in addition to the recent announcement of funding from the Australian Government.
$15.5 Million For Australian Heritage (02/06/2005)
The Minister for the Environment and Heritage, Senator Ian Campbell, has announced $15.5 million of new funding to help protect some of Australia's most important heritage places.
Productivity Commission's Issue Paper on Historic Heritage Conservation Released (02/06/2005)
The Productivity Commission has released its Issues Paper into the Conservation of Australia's Historic Heritage Places.
AGFEST Display Opens Doors (02/06/2005)
AGFEST patrons had plenty to discover at the Department of Tourism, Parks, Heritage and the Arts' exhibit.
Archaeology in Oatlands (02/06/2005)
Oatlands community members were given the chance to take part in archaeological remote sensing exercises as part of National Archaeology Week.
UTAS Seeking Professional Placement Host Organisations (02/06/2005)
The new Planning Degrees (Graduate Diploma, Masters) at the University of Tasmania's School of Geography and Environmental Studies include a Professional Placement unit.
Port Arthur Tassie's Top Heritage Place (20/05/2005)
Voters in the Tasmanian Heritage Festival community poll have nominated Port Arthur as Tasmania's top heritage place.
Heritage-news: May 2005 (05/05/2005)
The May edition of Heritage-news is now online.
Productivity Commission to Examine Built Heritage Conservation (29/04/2005)
The Productivity Commission is seeking expressions of interest from anyone wanting to participate in an inquiry into the conservation of Australia's historic built heritage.
Tasmanian Community Fund Supporting Heritage Projects (29/04/2005)
The Tasmanian Community Fund (TCF) was established in 1999 to provide grants to community organisations for projects that make a difference.
The History and Heritage of Hydro Tasmania (29/04/2005)
Hydro Tasmania is leading the way in corporate responsibility towards heritage assets with its Cultural Heritage Program.
York Town Archaeological Program Funded (29/04/2005)
Archaeological work at the historic York Town on the West Tamar will commence later this year as a result of a State Government Tourism Infrastructure Fund grant.
Hydro Tasmania's Cultural Heritage Program Newsletter: March 2005 (07/04/2005)
The March edition of Hydro Tasmania's Cultural Heritage Program Newsletter is now online.
Heritage-news: April 2005 (07/04/2005)
The April issue of Heritage-news is now online.
National Trust Australia (Tasmania) Calendar of Events - April (05/04/2005)
Events Calendar February - April 2005
New Listings at Recherche Bay (05/04/2005)
A portion of coastline on the North East Peninsula of Recherche Bay and two individual places of historical cultural heritage significance on the Peninsula have recently been protected under the Historic Cultural Heritage Act 1995.
History Past (05/04/2005)
Since the mid 1980s, the north-west chapter of the National Trust and the Circular Head Council have worked cooperatively to research the history of the old Stanley cemetry and to maintain its many beautiful monuments.
Heritage Tasmania Name Change (04/03/2005)
The State Government agency responsible for historic heritage issues, the Tasmanian Heritage Office, has changed its name to Heritage Tasmania.
Heritage-news: March 2005 (04/03/2005)
The March issue of Heritage-news is now online.
Oatlands in the Spotlight (04/03/2005)
The Southern Midlands Council is many plans in place to revive the heritage of Oatlands and its surrounding region.
Heritage Festival 2005 (04/03/2005)
Tasmania's Heritage Festival will be in full swing for the month of April, and you are invited to revisit your favourite places and take in an exhibition or two.
Intention of Act not to deny right to fly Australian flag (09/02/2005)
Tourism, Parks and Heritage Minister Ken Bacon has again pointed out that the Historic Cultural Heritage Act is not designed to prevent people from putting up flagpoles and flying the Australian flag.
Heritage Council offers exemption for flagpole (03/02/2005)
The Minister for Tourism, Parks and Heritage, Ken Bacon today explained that an exemption from the Tasmanian Heritage Council for the flagpole Mr Garwood has erected in front of his house in a heritage district of Launceston would be forthcoming.
Heritage-news: February 2005 (01/02/2005)
The first issue of Heritage News, a new initiative to share information on Tasmania's heritage sector, is now online.
Funding Opportunities (31/01/2005)
Two Tasmanian funding programs have just announced opportunites that may be of interest to the heritage sector.
The National Heritage List (31/01/2005)
In January 2004, a new National Heritage System was established under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999. The Tasmanian Heritage Office is coordinating the Tasmanian Government's response to the new system.
National Trust Australia (Tasmania) Calendar of Events - March (25/01/2005)
Events Calendar February - March 2005
Conditional Approval For CH Smith Development (12/01/2005)
The Chair of the Tasmanian Heritage Council, Mr Peter James, today announced that the Heritage Council has conditionally approved the CH Smith development in Launceston.
National Trust Administration Commences (04/01/2005)
The period of administration of the National Trust (Tasmania) commenced on 30 December 2004.