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Stone Walls as Art

Added: Feb  22, 2013   |Posted by Admin |  Comment(s) 0

Dr Jondi Keane, senior lecturer at the School of Communications and Creative Arts at Deakin University, is presenting art in the form of dry stone wall construction at Warrnambool’s Civic Green from 9:30am this Saturday.  Along with fellow artist Raelene Marshall and writer Patrick West, Dr Keane will host Ghost Muscle where visitors can investiagate the builders of stone walls of yesteryear, try stone decoration and engage in stone walling.

Ghost Muscle is just one event from the ‘Flows and Catchments’ project that will have workshops and an official opening exhibition at the Warrmnambool Art Gallery on Friday night from 6:30pm. Utilising natural objects that are found in the world around us to create works of art has been referred to as Earth Art or Land Art.



Workshop: Geotourism, Geoparks, Geotrails

Added: Jul  18, 2010   |Posted by Admin |  Comment(s) 0

Delegates attending the Workshop

Delegates attending the Workshop

Report of a Workshop on ‘Geotourism, Geoparks and Geotrails’

Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia 8-10 July 2010

A two day Workshop entitled Geotourism, Geoparks and Geotrails was held from 8 to 10 July 2010 in Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia. Thirty Delegates attended from all over Australia as well two delegates from Hong Kong, China. Delegates represented a diverse range of backgrounds from tour companies, universities, schools, artists, local residents, photographic groups, 4 wheel drive clubs and museums.

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Workshop: Geotourism, Geoparks, Geotrails

Added: Jul  6, 2010   |Posted by Admin |  Comment(s) 0

Australian Geoparks Network

Australian Geoparks Network

The new theme of the upcoming workshop will be ‘Geotourism, Geoparks and Geotrails: A Way Forward for Australia’.

Close of Registration has been extended to July 3rd, 2010 (see PDF below).

An Agenda for the Workshop is now available (see PDF below)

The workshop will include reports from both Australia and overseas, as well as discuss the ramifications of the decision by the EPHC in November 2009 in relation to Geoparks in Australia.

For further information, Invitation and Registration Form:

Invitation and Registration to Workshop (50KB)

For the Agenda:

Workshop Agenda (46KB)

When: Friday 9th and Saturday 10th July, 2010

Commencing at 9:00am

Where: Mid City Conference Centre

Mid City Motor Inn

Warrnambool – Victoria

Fun4Kids Children’s Festival

Added: Jun  6, 2010   |Posted by Admin |  Comment(s) 0

Awarded the ‘Best Community Event in Australia’ at the 2009 Australian Event Awards the Fun4Kids Children’s Festival will run from Sunday June 27th to Sunday July 4th in Warrnambool.

The festival is a not-for-profit event made possible by the Warrnambool City Council with the assistance of  many helpers and supporters.

For further information: Fun4Kids Children’s Festival

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