Local Aboriginal Community Archives: The use of information technology and the National Broadband Network in disaster preparedness and recovery

  • Lyndon Ormond-Parker

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  • Project Details

    This project redefines the way significant and at-risk audiovisual archival material in Aboriginal communities is preserved, protected and made accessible for future generations via new initiatives such as cloud technology and the National Broadband Network, ensuring intergenerational transmission of vital cultural heritage.

    Program Name

    Cultural Heritage & Technology Enabled Health Promotion


    Lyndon Ormond-Parker (Indigenous Studies Unit & Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation (SHAPS))

    Professor Marcia Langton

    Professor Robyn Sloggett (Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation)


    ARC Discovery Indigenous Project Grant - Current

    Research Outcomes

    Ormond-Parker L., Langton M., Huebner S., Coleman J., Pearson C., Sloggett R., Nordlinger R., Smith K. & Clarke K., 2016, When Magnets Collide: Digital Preservation and Access of At-Risk Audiovisual Archives in a Remote Aboriginal Community, Melbourne Networked Society Institute, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, pp. 1-28.     Ormond-Parker, L., & Sloggett, R. 2012, Local archives and community collecting in the digital age, Archival Science, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 191-212.

    Research Group

    Indigenous Studies Unit

    School Research Themes

    Disparities, disadvantage and effective health care

    Key Contact

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    Department / Centre

    Centre for Health Equity

    Unit / Centre

    Indigenous Studies Unit

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