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Major works in 3 Australian States

18 Jan 2016 5:04 PM -

HSR (Aust) Group has been working in 3 different states of Australia.

In Victoria, we have been working on the windows of St Patrick’s Church at Port Fairy. The stained glass was removed and the window surrounds re-carved and re...

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Dry Stone Wall Course at Willunga

25 Feb 2015 3:17 PM -

In conjunction with Onkaparinga Council, ABC Training ran two weekend courses teaching the centuries-old technique of building a wall using stones of various sizes without mortar to bind them together. Such walls have been traditionally used for ...

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Another restoration project successfully completed

25 Feb 2015 2:41 PM -

ABC Training, the National Trust of WA and the Department of Corrective Services have again collaborated to successfully restore the heritage buildings at Whitby Falls, south east of Perth, and leased by Murdoch University. This restoration was p...

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Prisoner power brings conservation care

15 Dec 2014 4:26 PM -

An outstanding partnership between the National Trust of Australia (WA) and the WA Department of Corrective Services has resulted in a substantial conservation and training outcome in Western Australia’s Midwest.

Sixtee...

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1 day conservation workshop

3 Oct 2014 11:52 AM -

Three separate one-day bespoke courses were held (April, June, August 2013), aimed at owners of listed, period historical homes, tradespeople, architects and local organisations in the City of Onkaparinga Council area to teach basic conserva...

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Heritage Trades Forum

3 Oct 2014 11:47 AM -

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) and National Trust South Australia ran a joint forum to discuss how collaboration, training and heritage conservation of buildings can be part of a formula to improve skil...

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Builders Association Annual Awards

3 Oct 2014 11:47 AM -

The Master Builders’ Association Annual Awards night was held on August 15, 2014. HSR (Aust) Group is a multi-award winner from previous years, and this year proved no exception. A Commendation for a Commercial Ref...

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Heritage Trades

3 Oct 2014 11:47 AM -

Led by Keith McAllister of Applied Building Conservation Training (ABCT) Pty Ltd, the training provide participants with theoretical and hands-on experience with:

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The Reinstatement of Queen Victoria back at Victoria Square.

3 Oct 2014 11:47 AM -

A CLEANED and buffed Queen Victoria will return to her throne in the heart of the city this week.

The bronze statue

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