GA2023 Opal Digital Patron, Art of Multimedia, is producing a series of short videos to showcase inspiring Australian cultural heritage properties which delegates may visit.

The GA2023 video series will offer a taste of some special Australian cultural places as their leaders share their delight in welcoming you to their World Heritage property to meet the team, exchange ideas, to see and learn what makes them unique.

Cockatoo Island / Wareamah

We’re thrilled to be holding the GA2023 Youth Forum at Cockatoo Island / Wareamah as part of the GA! (There is more information on the Youth Forum here).

We are pleased to present the first video featuring Janet Carding, Executive Director of the Harbour Trust explaining why this is such a special site for all GA2023 delegates to visit.

Photos provided by Sydney Harbour Federation Trust.

Hyde Park Barracks

We’re excited to showcase Hyde Park Barracks, part of the Australian Convict Sites World Heritage property. Here is our second video featuring Susan Sedgwick, Director of Museum Operations and Visitor Services from Museums of History NSW giving insight into its award-winning interpretation.

Sydney Opera House

In the third video of this series, we welcome Louise Herron AM, Chief Executive Officer of the Sydney Opera House who explains why you should visit this iconic symbol of Sydney and exemplar of human creative genius.

Kamay Botany Bay National Park

The fourth video in this series focusses on the encounter of two cultures. We welcome Noeleen Timbery, Chairperson, La Perouse Local Aboriginal Land Council who explains the significance of this place for Australia’s Aboriginal community, their story and early contact with the crew of the HMB Endeavour in 1770.

Greater Blue Mountains

In the fifth video of this series, we learn more about Australia’s Greater Blue Mountains and the Aboriginal community who call this place their home. Hear from Aunty Sharyn Halls, a Gundungurra Elder as she explains what makes this national park so special.

Budj Bim Cultural Landscape

In the sixth video of this series, we learn more about Budj Bim on Gunditjmara Country in Victoria. Hear from Denise Rose, Senior Advisor Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation as he explains what makes this World Heritage place so special.

Delegates’ stories

In the final video of this series, we hear from you – the delegates to the ICOMOS GA2023 and learn about your background culture and what makes your part of the world special.

ICOMOS welcomes you to Sydney Australia!

GA2023 Wrap up video

Watch GA2023 highlights including the Welcome to Country at Sydney’s Royal Botanic Gardens, the Opening ceremony at Sydney Opera House, the Greater Blue Mountains visit, Luna Park Party Heritage Exhibition, Trades Expo, Youth Forum and Scientific Symposium, produced by Opal Digital Patron, Art of Multimedia.  GA2023 acknowledges with thanks to Kylie Christian and all other delegates and organisations who contributed their content for the video.