PLANET (PLAnning NETwork) provides courses and training for the continuous improvement for planners, including those in the heritage industry, and other users of the planning system in Victoria.
Compare the UK experience with Australia's heritage conservation situation.
John Fidler RIBA FRICS Intl Assoc AIA visited Australia where he held work shops and gave presentations on practical heritage conservation training from an international perspective. John is Staff Consultant for Preservation Technology with Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc in Los Angeles and was former Conservation Director of English Heritage in London. As a Guest Scholar at the Getty Institute in Los Angeles he investigated international models for professional training in practical building conservation.
- Retention & Development of Traditional Craft Skills in England (PDF 1556kb)
- Conservation and training skills experience in the UK (PDF 448kb)
John Fidler's presentations are made available courtesy of Heritage Victoria and New South Wales Heritage Office.