14/11/2023 0 Comments
The Budj Bim Cultural Landscape project received a total of four major awards at Interpretation Australia's annual conference and National Awards for Excellence event last Thursday 9 November in Sydney.
The awards included the top overarching grand prize. They were in the categories of:
• First Nations Interpretation Project
• Interpretation Planning and Design
• Interpretation Project – Outdoors over $75k
• Interpretation Australia 2023 Medal – the grand prize across all categories.
Check the Interpretation Australia website for the full details of the awards and the judges comments.
Director, David Huxtable, of LookEar, the interpretive signage company that led the project, said: "This is a really pleasing result and a credit to all who have been involved in the project, and in what was a very detailed submission."
Em PRESS Publishing principal, Gib Wettenhall, researched and wrote the bulk of the content for the signage.
Writer and em PRESS publisher Gib Wettenhall lives among Mollongghip's volcanic hills at the far eastern end of the Divide between Ballarat and Daylesford.