May 2009: Recognising our Volunteers

In celebration of National Volunteer Week, the Institute recognises the outstanding service of its two core volunteers, Jane Daish and Rosie Forsyth-Jackson.

Thank you, Jane and Rosie.

Jane Daish has volunteered for the Institute two days per week since April 2007. She is a brilliant subeditor, providing excellent editorial support and research project Read more

Making Our Mark' Exhibition

Making Our Mark’ Exhibition

For National Youth Week 2008

Where: Foyer, Blue Mountains City Council, 2-6 Civic Place, Katoomba, NSW, 2780
When: 9th – 18th April 2008
Hours: 9am – 5pm

To help celebrate 2008 National Youth Week in the Blue Mountains, the public was invited to view original lino prints by young local Aboriginal artists.

Local Aboriginal artists Read more

The Grose Valley Fire Forum

The Grose Valley Fire Forum

Saturday 17 February 2007
Mt Tomah, NSW Australia


The Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute organised a forum of representative community members and fire authorities to address issues arising from management of a fire in the Grose Valley in the Blue Mountains in November 2006.

The Institute was invited by the Read more

Mid Mountains Collaborative Framework

Questionnaire and Workshops

Coordinators: Cheryle Yin-Lo and Sandy Booth

The Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute (BMWHI) was engaged by Blue Mountains City Council (BMCC) to develop a Community-Government Collaborative Framework for the Mid Mountains. The project aimed to involve all interested people and parties in workshops during February-March 2007.

The workshops identified new Read more

The 12th Australia New Zealand Systems Society Conference

“Sustaining our Social and Natural Capital”

 3rd – 6th indian beautiful brides December 2006
Carrington Hotel, Katoomba, NSW Australia


Conference Attendees – Click to view larger image


  • Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute
  • Action Learning Action Research and Process Management Association (ALARPM)
  • Society for Organisational Learning (SOLA) Australia
  • ISCE Events, Mansfield, USA

Our efforts to sustain our communities, and the natural environments Read more