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Dr Noelene Cole

Register of Cultural Heritage Management Training Providers

Contact details: Dr Noelene Cole
Phone: 02 6251 7040, Mobile: 0408 874 716
Registered Training Organisation: No
Training provided in: Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland and Torres Strait

Training provided

Non-accredited training delivered
  • Principles of cultural heritage management (Burra Charter basics)
  • Setting up consultations about heritage with appropriate stakeholders
  • Legislation (Queensland only)
  • Management planning - process & key steps
  • Identifying management issues
  • Developing conservation and management strategies
  • Site recording and documentation
  • Identifying and describing cultural materials
  • Recording oral history
  • Monitoring cultural places
  • Rock art conservation
  • Assessing significance
  • Identifying and recording evidence of threats and deterioration


Dr Cole is non-Indigenous and experienced in delivering training to Indigenous people.


Dr. Cole's qualifications and relevant experience:

Training experience

Dr Cole is primarily a rock art specialist. Current projects include training young Indigenous people in rock art recording in Cape York Peninsula.

Dr Cole has more than 20 years experience working in cultural heritage research and consulting with Indigenous people in Queensland. Projects have incorporated training for Indigenous rangers and trainees in some or all of the following:

Dr Cole has worked on training projects associated with:

Recent experience

Dr Cole has delivered cultural heritage management training to an Indigenous group within the last 12 months (valid at June 2013).

PLEASE NOTE: The Register of Cultural Heritage Management Training Providers is provided for information only. The Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities does not endorse or recommend any listed training provider on the Register or warrant that any providers are suitable or appropriately qualified. Organisations should conduct their own procurement processes before choosing or engaging a trainer. Information on the Register is as provided by the listed training providers.

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