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The First Nations Peoples Cultural Heritage Aboriginal Corporation

Register of Cultural Heritage Management Training Providers

Contact details: Dr Dale Kerwin
Mobile: 0408 894 583
Registered Training Organisation: Yes - Indigenous Business Solutions Australia Pty Ltd
Training provided in: Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland and Torres Strait, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

Training provided

Non-accredited training delivered
  • Principles of cultural heritage management (Burra Charter basics)
  • Legislation
  • Management planning - process & key steps
  • Developing conservation and management strategies
  • Site recording and documentation
  • Recording oral history
  • Mapping skills and techniques
  • Caring for cultural heritage objects and remains
  • Setting up consultations about heritage with appropriate stakeholders
  • Assessing significance
  • Identifying management issues
  • Identifying and recording evidence of threats and deterioration
  • Identifying and describing cultural materials
  • Monitoring cultural places
  • Rock art conservation
  • Using databases to manage cultural information


The First Nations People Cultural Heritage Aboriginal Corporation trainers are Indigenous, and they deliver training through a partnership between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.


The team has the following relevant qualifications and experience:

Training experience

The First Nations Peoples Cultural Heritage Aboriginal Corporation has been incorporated since 2007. The board of directors are educators and have university degrees in education and cultural heritage management. Several also have their Certificate IV in Work Place Training (train the trainer), and have worked in both the university and TAFE sectors. For example, since 1989 Dr Kerwin has worked in the field of Indigenous education and cultural heritage management at both university and community organisations.

Recent experience

The First Nations Peoples Cultural Heritage Aboriginal Corporation has not delivered cultural heritage management training to an Indigenous group within the last 12 months (valid at July 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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