Introduction: Mountains of meaning: Celebrating mountains in the International year of mountains
Truscott, Marilyn, Juliet Ramsay and Alistair Grinberts. 2003. Introduction: Mountains of meaning: Celebrating mountains in the International year of mountains. Historic Environment 17(2): pp. 2-3.
2002 was the United Nations International Year of Mountains and the International Year of Cultural Heritage. ‘Mountains of Meaning’ was the cultural heritage component of a bigger conference, Celebrating Mountains, that sought to explore the heritage, environment and tourism of Australia’s mountains..The conference was co-ordinated by the Australian Alps Programme in partnership with Australia ICOMOS and held from 24 to 27 November 2002 in Jindabyne, New South Wales.