Sustaining heritage: Giving the past a future

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How much of our built environment should be preserved for future generations? Who should decide what we keep and what we demolish? More importantly, who will pay the ever-increasing bill for heritage conservation? Using examples from Australia and the United Kingdom, this book debates the commercialisation of heritage and argues that market forces offer more opportunities than threats. A business-like approach to conservation coupled with greater public participation in decision making will help to give the past a future. Sustaining Heritage is recommended reading for planners, policy makers, conservation professionals and anyone concerned about how we should best preserve and interpret our rich historical legacy.

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Tony joined the University of NSW following completion of doctoral research investigating approaches to building the capacity of the nonprofit housing sector in Australia, the US and England. From 2005-2009, as Research Policy Manager at the University of Sydney’s Planning Research Centre, Tony coordinated urban research projects with clients including the Lord Mayor of Sydney, Newcastle Port Corporation and the ACT Government. Through an 18 year investment banking career in England and Australia, Tony gained skills in financial analysis and project management. He was latterly Financial Controller of N M Rothschilds’ A$3.75 billion UK banking business (1998-2001) and Assistant Director responsible for compliance in Australia (2001-2002). In the academic world, Tony won a scholarship to the University of Cambridge, gaining a BA and MA in history. He achieved the highest marks ever awarded by the Chartered Instute of Bankers (1986), and was top MBA candidate (1991) at the University of Manchester following a secondment to Berkeley. In 2005 he again won top prize for his MA (Hons) in architectural history at the University of Sydney.

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