Audit of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander secret or sacred and Aboriginal Cultural Heritage material in the Cultural Collections of the University of Melbourne (2019-2020)
Amendment to the Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006 (Vic) which commenced on 1 August 2016, outlines new obligations for persons or entities with respect to secret or sacred Aboriginal objects and Aboriginal objects
The University of Melbourne and Indigenous Cultural Heritage Material: developing procedures and protocols for community consultation and collection management (2018)
The University of Melbourne conducted an audit of all cultural collections, which involved collection managers and responsible staff undertaking a thorough review of their holdings.
Audit of Aboriginal Ancestral Remains and Associated Aboriginal Objects, University of Melbourne Cultural Collections (2018)
In 2017 the University investigated best practice models implemented by cultural institutions external to the University for the handling Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage material, and for community consultation.
Collection Documentation and Preservation Needs Assessment of the Kimberley Aboriginal Law and Culture Centre’s (KALACC) collection (2017-2018)
The Preliminary Collection Documentation and Preservation Needs Assessment of the Kimberley Aboriginal Law and Culture Centre’s (KALACC) collection was led by Dr Lyndon Ormond-Parker and involved two fieldtrips to KALACC’s offices at Fitzroy Crossing.
Collaborating, Building And Broadcasting In Wadeye, Northern Territory (2016-2017)
This project investigated how culturally significant and endangered Indigenous audiovisual archives could be effectively preserved and transmitted to current and future generations using innovative digital technologies.
IBES-Wadeye IPTV: Delivering significant and at risk audiovisual archives to remote Aboriginal Communities via IPTV and the NBN (2013-2015)
Much of the Indigenous knowledge held within this archive, such as preparation of bush foods, is retained by only a handful of living peoples, and is thereby invaluable.
Digitisation and Indigenous Communities: A study of the development of online Collections. The interface between international institutions and Australian Indigenous communities
This research may offer much valued insight into the ways in which Indigenous people are engaging in the protection of traditional knowledge in Australia in the digital age.