Lo­cal her­itage work­shop

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - NEWS -

CAIRNS Re­gional Coun­cil and the Depart­ment of En­vi­ron­ment and Re­source Man­age­ment will host a cul­tural her­itage work­shop in Moss­man next Thurs­day.

The free com­mu­nity work­shop open to ev­ery­one will de­tail “what is” cul­tural her­itage and will in­clude both in­dige­nous and non-in­dige­nous cul­tural her­itage is­sues.

It will cover why places are spe­cial, the sig­nif­i­cance of places, nom­i­na­tion pro­cesses, ap­provals for works to Queens­land her­itage-listed places and duty of care.

The work­shop, sup­ported by the Dou­glas Shire His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety, will also pro­vide an over­view of why places need to be pre­served for present and fu­ture gen­er­a­tions out­line what it means to own a Queens­land her­itage-reg­is­tered place. It will be held at the coun­cil’s Moss­man of­fice foyer next Thurs­day, Novem­ber 25,.

For fur­ther de­tails con­tact the coun­cil’s Moss­man of­fice on 4099 9409.

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