To a great extent, our business is about maintaining a link with the past, so it’s important that we actively contribute to the growing body of knowledge within our industry and the public domain.

Our work has been presented and published both in Australia and abroad, and consistently recognised by our industry peers.
Below are some of our key contributions and successes.

(Papers and Presentations Delivered by Director Roger Beeston)

‘Australian Heritage Management in Practice’
Preservation Lecture Series,
Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation,
New York City, October 2018.

‘Marvellous Melbourne Under Pressure: Traducing the Palimpsest?’
Conference of the Association of Preservation Technology International – Buffalo Niagara,
September 2018.

‘Bakery Hill: Gold and the Birthplace of Australian Democracy’
Australian Historical Association 2016 Conference:
From Boom to Bust

‘Cultural Mapping: an Australian Perspective’
Australia Business Week in India, India, January 2015

‘Adapting vernacular Architecure: The case of the Singapore Cottage in Melbourne’
VERSUS2014 International Conference on Vernacular Heritage, Sustainability and Earthen Architecture, Valencia, Spain,
September 2014

‘Conservation Management Planning: The Japanese Room at the University of Melbourne, Principles of Conservation’, University of Melbourne, March 2014

‘Many Parallels, Some Issues: Cultural Heritage Conservation as a Subset of Whole-of-Environment Conservation’
Heritage Conservation as Environmental Conservation,
University of Melbourne, March 2014

‘Kamarajar Memorial House, Virudhunagar, Southern India’
ICOM-DEMHIST Conference Getty Institute,
Los Angeles, 2012

‘A Singapore Cottage in Melbourne’
The Pacific Connection: Trade, Travel & Technology Transfer conference, The University of Melbourne
February 2009

‘The Singapore Cottage in Australia: Exported, Adapted, Layered, Conserved and Interpreted’
International Conference on Heritage in Asia: Converging Forces and Conflicting Values – National University of Singapore,
January 2009

Victorian Stucco seminar
(The Association for Preservation Technology International) – South Melbourne Town Hall
May 2007

Conservation Management Workshop
(AusHeritage) – Yan Gong, Myanmar
August 2004

Conservation Management Workshop
(AusHeritage) – New Delhi
March 2004

Sandridge (Bendigo) Gaol, Victoria
Historic Environment
vol 14, no 2, p17, 1999