澳洲遺產學會與文化部文化資產局簽署合作備忘錄

澳洲遺產協會(AusHeritage)是一個澳洲的民間組織(www.ausheritage.org.au),和澳洲政府與澳洲ICOMOS均有密切關係,主要執行澳洲內部與海外合作保存文化遺產相關事項。

該協會長期與本校合作、與金門大學共同協助推動金門世界遺產工作,也曾蒞金分享申遺經驗,2012年9月25日由副主席Ian Cook代表與本校簽署MOU,以共同推動金門世界遺產保存為合作主要標的。

2015年3月30日澳洲遺產協會來台,由主席Vinod Daniel先生代表與文化部文化資產局施國隆局長簽署了一份MOU,共同為文化資產保存而努力,並協助台灣世界遺產潛力點之推動,並在文化部洪孟啟部長、澳洲駐台辦事處代理駐地代表Richard Neumann先生、中國科技大學谷家恆校長、澳洲遺產協會成員Bruce Pettman先生、中國科技大學建築系閻亞寧副教授見證下完成簽署儀式。


AusHeritage signs memorandum of understanding 
for cultural heritage cooperation 
with Bureau of Cultural Heritage, Taiwan

AusHeritage (Australia’s International Cultural Heritage Network) and the Bureau of Cultural Heritage, Ministry of Culture Taiwan signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to further their cooperative relationships in the fields of cultural heritage preservation and the promotion of potential world heritage sites in Taiwan.

The MOU was signed in Taipei on March 30, 2015 by the Director, Bureau of Cultural Heritage Mr Gwo Long-Shy and AusHeritage Chair Mr Vinod Daniel. The Minister of Culture for Taiwan Mr Hung Meng-Chi, Acting Representative for the Australian Office Mr Richard Neumann, President of the China University of Technology Mr Ku Chia Hung, Mr Bruce Pettman from AusHeritage and Professor Alex Yen from China University of Technology witnessed the signing.

AusHeritage Chair Mr Vinod Daniel said he was “delighted that Australian heritage practioners would collaborate with Taiwan colleagues in the preservation of Taiwan’s cultural heritage”. He added that AusHeritage had been working closely with Taiwan for over two decades and this MOU is a formalisation of the long standing partnership. He acknowledged that the China University of Technology had been an anchor for many of the projects and Australian senior heritage practioner Mr Bruce Pettman has been working closely with Taiwan for over twenty years.

Mr Richard Neumann, Acting Representive, Australian Office said that “initiatives such as this further strengthen the growing relationship between Australia and Taiwan”.

Mr Gwo Long Shy, Director of the Bureau of Cultural Heritage said he was delighted with AusHeritage’s work with the China University of Technology in Kinmen Island and he was keen for exploring collaboration to preserve the “Shuei-Jin-Jiou Mining Sites”. He added that an action plan was currently being developed for further collaborations.

AusHeritage experts have worked in Taiwan for over two decades including projects in Kinmen Island, DiHua Street Revitalisation and Pao An Temple. AusHeritage has a MOU with China University of Technology and Practioners from Australia have been involved with several seminars and workshops both with built heritage as well as moveable heritage.

After the signing of the MOU, Mr Bruce Pettman presented a talk on “World heritage management-Sydney opera house as an example” and Mr Vinod Daniel gave a talk on “Museums becoming more relevant to world heritage in a global environment”

AusHeritage is Australia’s international network for cultural heritage. The organisation’s members include Australian universities, national collecting institutions, State galleries, libraries and museums, private architectural firms and private and government conservation services.

AusHeritage website link www.ausheritage.org.au