Second Speaker Announcement

The National Trust of Australia (Queensland) 2018 Heritage Conference will present an array of sessions and hot topics featuring the who’s who of heritage experts.  Join us In Ipswich on the 16-18 November 2018 and be informed, challenged and inspired!


Session 1: Showcasing the Best of the Best

Whether environmental, built or cultural, the National Trust and its members are focused on protecting our state’s heritage assets.   In this session, you see the different ways we can protect heritage places through three examples that illustrate the “best of the best” when it comes to heritage protection.

Access the full speaker biographies on the conference website 


The Speakers

Stuart Lummis

Session Moderator: Stuart Lummis
The Chair of the National Trust’s Advocacy Committee and, 2010 until 2016, a Queensland Heritage Councillor, for the past 8 years Stuart was the Director of Property for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane. Stuart will tease out the best tips from this session’s three panellists.

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Dr Margaret Cook

Historian Dr Margaret Cook will be showcasing the Ipswich Incinerator: repair, restoration and re-use for and by the local community.

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Ben O’Hara

Ben O’Hara (GM – Land & Environment, Gainsdale Group) showcasing Spicers Resort: Conservation planning and land covenants, protection via the legal system.

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Donna Fraser

Donna Fraser (Chair, Glengallan Homestead Trust) showcasing Glengallan Homestead, Warwick: built in 1867, unoccupied since 1927 and rescued from ruin by a 2001 Centenary of Federation-funded restoration and a dedicated group of volunteers.

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