2014 Heritage leaders workshop
Learn new skills, collaborate on ideas, and share insights and plans for commemorating the
centenary of WWI.
2014 Heritage Leaders Workshop resources
First World War Heritage Leaders workshop overview
Download the Heritage Leaders workshop program (PDF 359.3 KB).
Hosted by broadcaster and writer Kate Evans, key note speakers inspired participants with new ways of looking at Queensland’s involvement in the First World War, untold Anzac stories and the home front. Some of the discussions are presented.
Content and collections
Key note speaker Tim Sullivan, Australian War Memorial and panellists Simon Farley, State Library of Queensland, Rowena Loo, Queensland State Archives and Dr Geraldine Mate, The Workshops Rail Museum talk about how the Queensland experience of WWI has been documented across leading collecting institutions. Facilitated by broadcaster and historian, Kate Evans. Thursday 3 April 2014.
Our Queensland stories
Panellists Professor Raymond Evans, University of Queensland, Dr Anna Haebich, Curtin University, Lt General Mark Evans AO DSC Ret’d, Chair, Queensland Advisory Committee for the Commemoration of the Anzac Centenary and Mr Gary Oakley, Australian War Memorial explore some of Queensland’s known and unknown WWI stories. Facilitated by broadcaster and historian, Kate Evans. Wednesday 2 April 2014.
Engagement and Partnerships
Dr Charles Page, Griffith University, Associate Professor Mitchell Whitelaw, University of Canberra and Louise Denoon, State Library of Queensland explore creative and innovate ways to engage with heritage collections in commemorating WWI and Anzac. Facilitated by broadcaster and historian, Kate Evans. Friday 4 April 2014.
Wesley Enoch, Queensland Theatre Company in conversation with broadcaster and historian Kate Evans about the critically acclaimed play ‘Black Diggers’ opening in Brisbane in September 2014. Friday 4 April 2014.
Panellists Dr Melanie Piddock, James Cook Museum, Dr Jo Wills and Ewen Mc Phee, Queensland Museum and Leanne Kelly, Museum of Brisbane discuss Queensland’s regional heritage and WWI. Facilitated by broadcaster and historian, Kate Evans. Thursday 3 April 2014.
Over three days, participants attended many hands-on workshops across a wide variety of topics:
Caring for memorials and monuments (PDF 6.0 MB)
Conserving your Anzac treasures (PDF 1.8 MB)
Digital content and social media (PDF 3.1 MB)
Digitisation – dos and don'ts. Do it for access (PDF 1.3 MB)
Funding opportunities and the benefits of partnering (PDF 917.7 KB)
How do I? An expert guide to researching WW1 content (PDF 5.1 MB)
Connect with us
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