Long term volunteer – 2 days per week

Ideally based in the Upper Mountains (resident). Own transport, own laptop and mobile. Pre-approved out of pocket expenses are reimbursable.

Background in environmental/social science. Interest in the vision and mission of BMWHI. Knowledge of the Blue Mountains local community and GBM system desirable. Willingness to be hands on.

Able to commit to a Read more

Fire Stories II

Support to Research Manager in managing the project

Oversee supply of Fire Stories DVDs to selected bookshop outlets in the Mountains

Support Project Review Group when established

Support to community survey

Planning/logistics support to community rescreening of Fire Stories film and exchange with RFS

Bleichert Ropeway

Support to Research Manager in managing the project

Support Project Review Group – agendas and meeting notes

Briefing & Field survey support (June 11-13, 2014 tbc)

Support establishment and populating of database of historical material linked to inventory

Community event to close project (Scenic World – date to be determined)

Support to report preparation

Low Carbon Tourism Project – Ongoing

Support Project Review Group – agendas and meeting notes

Assist with contacts with local businesses – recruiting new tourism businesses to the programme

Support planning, logistics and management of 2nd LCT Forum (week of Oct 06 – tbc)

Support planning, logistics and staging of WPC Field Trip (Nov 20-21, 2014)

Support preparation and posting of Read more

May 2013: BMWHI Circle- Autumn Forum

11th May: The Blue Mountain World Heritage Institute hosted its autumn meeting at the World Heritage Centre at Mount Tomah Botanical Gardens in the Blue Mountains. To know more about BMWHI’s circle, please follow this link.

February 2013: Community Fire Stories – A Lesson in Time

The Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute is undertaking a very special project called Community Fire Stories – A Lesson in Time. As such, the Institute is researching historic records as well as seeking interviews with local people who experienced the 1957 Leura Fire.

This devastating fire turned much of Leura into what Read more

April 2013: Community Fire Stories – A Lesson in Time – Update

We have started loading your stories onto our website – read them here

4th April: Blue Mountains Gazette has another amazing story from our movie – check out Trish Hogans Story on Page 17. http://magresources.f2.com.au/bmg/

1st April: Excitement is building for the screening of Community Fire Stories – Check out comments on Facebook Read more

June 2013: Fire Stories – A Lesson in Time premiered!

2nd June: Around 2000 attended the Fire Stories Documentary at The Edge Cinema in Katoomba. We are currently in the process of continuing the Fire Stories project into more public screenings and possibly DVDs. If you would like to know more about fire stories or sign up for updates, please view Read more

Photos from the Phyto Forum

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