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Q ANZAC 100: Memories for a New Generation

2016 Heritage leaders workshop

Learn new skills, collaborate on ideas, and share insights and plans for commemorating the
centenary of WWI.

2016 Heritage Leaders Workshop resources

Heritage Leaders Workshop: Creating a legacy overview


Download the full Heritage Leaders Workshop program  (PDF 878.7 KB).

Hosted by author and journalist Ian Townsend, 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.


Video presentations

2016 Heritage Leaders Workshop overview

Hosted by author and broadcast Ian Townsend, the 2016 Heritage Leaders Workshop invited key notes speakers, commentators and heritage leaders from all over Queensland to come together and share their experiences and projects about Queensland’s involvement in the First World War.

Keynote presentation by Bruce Scates, Thursday 12 May 2016

Bruce Scates’ discussion with Ian Townsend, Thursday 12 May 2016

Spotlight on recent regional Queensland First World War projects from the community, Thursday 12 May 2016

  • Kristine Patterson, research volunteer, Zara Clark Museum Charters Towers, National Trust of Australia (Queensland), Those dratted socks
  • Annette Burns, Local History Librarian, Townsville City Libraries, Memories for a New Generation: Townsville Remembers World War 1
  • Elisabeth Gondwe, North Stradbroke Island Historical Museum, Stradbroke 100: Remembering North Stradbroke Islanders Overseas and at Home During the First World War
  • Ken Keith, Douglas Shire Historical Society, Douglas Shire’s Diggers WW1 – where to and what then?
  • Ashley Reid, Vice President Country Hospital Museum, WW1 Local Nurses: Who were they?

Expressions of memory: Creative responses to commemoration panel discussion with Ian Townsend, Thursday 12 May 2016

  • Elaine Acworth, Q ANZAC 100 Fellow and playwright, My Father’s Wars
  • Daniel Evans, writer and director, One Hundred and One Stories, Queensland Music Festival
  • Tom Nicholson, artist, Comparative Monument (Palestine)
  • Creative expressions of memory panel discussion with Ian Townsend, Elaine Acworth, Daniel Evans and Tom Nicholson

Local stories: Community in First World War projects panel discussion, Friday 12 May 2016

  • Bronwyn Davies, Coordinator, Cultural Services, Scenic Rim Regional Council, War stories of our town
  • Phil Manning, Curator, Museum of Brisbane, Facing WW1: Stories of loyalty, loss and love
  • Dr Jo Wills, Museum Development Officer, Queensland Museum, Anzac Treasures of the Tablelands and other community projects in Far North Queensland
  • Dr Matt Finch, Creative in Residence, State Library of Queensland, signature programming and regional outreach
  • Queensland local stories panel discussion with Ian Townsend, Bronwyn Davies, Phil Manning, Dr Jo Wills, Dr Matt Finch

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