Strengthening Heritage Institution in Penang - Introducing Resident Expert
We are proud to invite you to a talk by Peter Watts, emeritus director of the Historic Houses Trust, New South Wales. His will be more on capacity building and institutional strengthening for organisations. We hope this programme will help to strengthen heritage partnerships in Penang towards conserving and revitalizing our places of heritage significance.
Date : 12 October 2011 (Wednesday)
Time : 3.00pm – 4.30pm
Venue : George Town World Heritage Incorporated, No. 116 & 118, Lebuh Acheh, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Please Contact Us to reserve your seats. Thank you.
The Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales (HHT) is an Australia-based statutory authority within the Government of New South Wales Department of the Arts, Sport and Recreation. It is entrusted with the care and maintenance of historic sites throughout the state, including gardens, parklands and urban spaces. HHT sites attract over two million visitors each year. The trust was established under the Historic Houses Trust Act 1980 and originally charged with the running of Elizabeth Bay House and Vaucluse House. Since then, the trust has expanded to care for 13 sites in New South Wales. The trust also looks after over 48,000 catalogued objects across all of the sites.
The HHT manages the following sites:
Elizabeth Bay House, Onslow Avenue, Elizabeth Bay, Sydney
Vaucluse House, Wentworth Road, Vaucluse
Elizabeth Farm, Alice Street, Rose Hill
Meroogal, Cnr West & Worrigee Streets, Nowra
Rouse Hill Estate, Rouse Hill
Rose Seidler House, Clissold Road, Wahroonga
Hyde Park Barracks, Macquarie Street, Sydney
Justice & Police Museum, Circular Quay, Sydney
Museum of Sydney, Cnr Philip & Bridge Streets, Sydney
Susannah Place Museum, The Rocks, Sydney
Government House, Macquarie Street, Sydney
The Mint, Macquarie Street, Sydney