Strengthening Heritage Institution in Penang - Introducing Resident Expert

Peter Watts


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



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