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Sydney Branch: Talk on underwater cultural heritage from the Great War

10 April 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm AEST

Tim Smith, OAM, Director Operations, Heritage Division, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage will talk on underwater cultural heritage from the Great War.

Tim’s talk will cover his active volunteer involvement in a range of international military archaeological projects including battlefield surveys at Anzac Cove in Turkey, the management of the First World War submarine AE2 (1915) in Turkey, and his recent involvement in the team that located the AE1 submarine in New Guinea (1914). Tim’s talk will include his award-winning work managing the Japanese midget submarine off Sydney (M24) and a recent virtual 3D mapping projects at that site.

The talk will examine a range of other initiatives in the identification and conservation of key military sites in Australia, including the addition of Great War Avenues of Honour on the Victorian Heritage Register, mapping of the WW1 battlecruiser HMAS Australia (1) off Sydney, and revealing WW1 internment camps and their secrets.

Venue: Annie Wyatt Room, National Trust Centre, Observatory Hill

Cost: Members $20, Non-members $30, students $5, includes light refreshments.

Online Bookings: Bookings essential


10 April 2019
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm AEST
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