Heritage Workshops

Unique opportunity for builders, trades people, town planners, asset managers and professionals involved in heritage conservation.

Black Mountain Projects, in conjunction with the Jindera Pioneer Museum and Historical Society Inc and the Office of Environment and Heritage, invite you to attend a unique opportunity to participate in a building conservation training day to be held at the Jindera Pioneer Museum, Urana Rd, Jindera, on Saturday 8th September from 10am – 4pm.

This first training day will include information on philosophy, legislative control, significance assessment and Aboriginal and European artefact identification. Common traditional building materials, their methods of deterioration and remedial treatments will be investigated. The onsite project being conducted at the museum will be used for examples during this training event.. Hands-on demonstrations of identifying European artefacts and stone tool making will be conducted. A tour of Jindera Pioneer Museum will be included.

A second follow-up event will be held on Saturday 16th February, 2019 again at the Jindera Pioneer Museum. This second workshop will include how to record building works undertaken, understanding the site’s cultural significance & legislative controls, traditional timber structure building materials, their methods of deterioration and remedial treatments. Hands-on demonstrations of recording an historic building and uses of traditional tools will also be involved.

Your interest can be registered for either or both of these events by emailing the museum at info@jinderamuseum.com.au. For further information contact the museum President, Margie Wehner on 0408 409 842.

Numbers for each of these training days is limited to 25. Inclusion will be determined on a ‘first in’ basis.

There is no charge for this event. Lunch and refreshments will be provided on each training day.

Training will be conducted by Dr Peter Kabalia, Heritage Consultant of Black Mountain Projects, and his associates. www.blackmountainprojects.com