Strategies for Building Meaning, Community Connections and a Sense of Place

Liza Dale-Hallett will talk about why the history of Sunshine matters. How the rich and varied stories of Sunshine’s past can be valuable tools in the process of place making, connecting communities across generations and cultures, and providing a rich foundation for identity and meaning.

What are some of the opportunities for using Sunshine’s past? Where are some of the stories to be found? How can the past be relevant to the contemporary needs and interests of those living and working in Sunshine today? What are some of the creative ways in which these stories can be shared and understood?
If you are interested in the future of Sunshine – then come along to hear about how the remarkable history of Sunshine is a great base on which to shape this future.

When: Friday 12 December 2014
Where: Visy Cares Hub Auditorium -80b Harvester Road, Sunshine.
Time: 11 – 12pm (followed by a light lunch)
Cost: FREE

Presented by

Liza Dale-Hallett
Senior Curator, Sustainable Futures, Museum Victoria

Liza has a long association with Sunshine via her work in developing the H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection – a vast collection which has national and international significance.

Liza is passionate about the relevance of history in our contemporary lives and the active participation of communities in creating and interpreting their own stories. She has received a number of industry awards (nationally and internationally) for her work in community engagement and multimedia.