and Sites (ICOMOS) (Moscow ), the Burra Charter was adopted by Australia ICOMOS (the Australian. National Committee of ICOMOS) on 19 August the Burra Charter was adopted by Australia. ICOMOS (the Australian National Committee of. ICOMOS) on 19 August at Burra, South. The Burra Charter, drawn up in , has made Australia a leading and influential voice in the field of cultural preservation. Luise Rellensmann.

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These principles and procedures can be applied to a monument, building, garden, shell midden, rock art site, road, mining or archaeological site, or to a whole region. This site uses cookies: Following the adoption of the Burra Charter and the associated series of Practice Notes, the version of the Burra Charter and the Guidelines to The Burra Charter are now to be considered archival documents. Click here for details of previous versions and the background to the Charter.

Blog Viewpoint 12 Apr Australia ICOMOS is currently updating these Guidelines with the aim of completing a consistent suite of documents as part of a review of the Charter itself. Under the Burra Charter, people involved in the conservation of heritage places should: Blog Obituary 04 Apr The Burra Charter advocates a cautious approach to changing a place.

Guidelines to The Burra Charter Please note: Blog Comment 24 Nov Twitter Stay in the uncube loop with regular updates via Twitter. Reset Your Search Results It is an idea that disregards the possibility that objects or places do not come into existence as monuments, but become monuments through human perception, by what people attribute to them.


They cover a wide variety of topics, recognising that heritage is an increasingly diverse field. The Burra Charter is a set of principles that have been adopted to create a nationally accepted standard for heritage conservation practice in Australia.

Burra Charter

Suggestions of topics for future Practice Notes are welcome. The Burra Charter and can be viewed and downloaded here.

The Guidelines below which form part of and are contained in The Burra Charter have yet to be revised to accord with the Burra Charterbut are included here for completeness. The current version of the Burra Charter was adopted in Blog Berlin 11 Apr Launched in179 first seven Practice Notes can be downloaded by clicking on the links below: For best chartwr please update your browser. The Burra Charter, drawn up inhas made Australia a leading and influential voice in the field of cultural preservation.

We also pay our respects to the cultural authority of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their nations in South Australia, as well as those across Australia.

The Burra Charter and Australia’s pioneering role in preservation – uncube

According to The Burra Charter, preservation aims at retaining the cultural significance of a place not limited to its aesthetic and historic values alone but embracing social and spiritual values as well. Only the work necessary to repair and secure and to make it function is recommended so the history of the place can continue to be recognised. The Cbarter Charter First adopted inthe Burra Charter is periodically updated to reflect developing understanding of the theory and practice of cultural heritage management.


The Burra Charter and its accompanying guidelines are considered the best practice standard for cultural heritage management in Australia.

Burra Charter Archival Documents

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The guidelines of the Charter have become increasingly influential burrra the years and have been applied outside Australia in parts of Africa, India, Vietnam and China amongst other places. For details, click here.

Council endorsed the Charter in order to encourage best practice. The Illustrated Burra Charter provides an article-by-article explanation of the Burra Charter with examples and illustrations. Refinancing Iceland with tourism — but at what cost?