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Longford Academy Spring Workshop 2016

Longford Academy – Spring Workshop, August 2016 With TBCITB support this year, APT Australasia Chapter expanded the number and the skills level of Longford Academy offerings at the Woolmers Estate.   The week of 22–26 August 2016 saw the first master … Continue reading

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Report from LA7 – May 2016

Forty-three local and international participants, and nine presenters and coordinators, attended the seventh annual  ‘Longford Academy’ (LA7) at the World Heritage Inscribed sites Woolmers Estate and Brickendon Estate in Northern Tasmania. LA7 concluded successfully on Friday 13 May 2016 — … Continue reading

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Conservation of Timber Structures Symposia/Masterclasses

In March 2011, APT Australasia Chapter will hold one-day symposia and masterclasses on the conservation of timber structures, with a particular emphasis on inspection and non-destructive evaluation, in Melbourne and Sydney. Ron Anthony, wood scientist and conservation specialist, and author … Continue reading

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Announcement: Second Longford Academy

FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT AND INVITATION – LA2 SECOND ‘LONGFORD ACADEMY’ COURSE IN ADVANCED CONSERVATION TECHNIQUES: 16–20 MAY 2011 The second APT Australasia Chapter, Longford Academy Course in Advanced Conservation Techniques (LA2) at Woolmers Estate, Tasmania is planned to be conducted over 5 … Continue reading

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Website / email changes

Just a brief note to update on some changes to our website and email addresses. Website We have established a new web address https://aptaustralasia.wordpress.com to reflect the new name of the APT Australasia Chapter.  All of the previous content has … Continue reading

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APT Australasia Chapter

At the APT International Board meeting in Denver, a proposal from the APT Australia Chapter to adopt a new name and extend our regional coverage was approved by the Board. Henceforth, we are the APT Australasia Chapter, and our region … Continue reading

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Longford Academy Primer – Grantham, Tasmania

While travelling in the Tasmanian Southern Midlands in 2009, Donald Ellsmore came upon the village of Bothwell and became interested in a seemingly abandoned property he was later told was ‘Grantham’. A little further north, he also visited the two … Continue reading

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