[csaa-forum] FW: Cultural Development Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 29-30 November 2004

Amanda Wise amanda.wise at scmp.mq.edu.au
Thu Sep 23 09:26:49 CST 2004

Melbourne Town Hall, Victoria, Australia, 29-30 November 2004
Main Theme: Councils, Communities, Cultures

Hosted by the Cultural Development Network, in association with the
Globalism Institute, RMIT University and Common Ground, the Fourth
Pillar Conference is an event for anyone concerned with cultural
development at a local level. Responding to the growing recognition of
culture as a necessary addition to the triple bottom line planning model
the conference will gather national and international perspectives on
culture's place in the sustainability of communities.

The program includes presentations from cultural commentator and author,
Donald Horne, Jon Hawkes, author of "The Fourth Pillar of
Sustainability: Culture's Essential Role in Public Planning", Jennifer
Bott, CEO of the Australia Council and Mandawuy and Yalmay Yunupingu of
the Garma Festival, Yirrkala, Northern Territory.

There will also be a diverse range of workshops and panel presentations
from academic, government and creative voices. These sessions will
provide a forum to share ideas that contribute to community cultural

This conference provides an opportunity for community and cultural
development workers, artists and cultural policy makers to be inspired,
enriched, engaged and energised.

Full details about the event including the latest program, themes and
the online registration process are now available on the conference
website at http://cdn.cgpublisher.com

We do hope you will be able to join us in Melbourne in November.

Yours sincerely,

Judy Spokes
Cultural Development Network

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