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Welcome from the Patron
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The Wildlife Art Museum of Australia
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Vision and Objectives
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Milestones
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Regional Impact
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Economic and Social Impact Study
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Museum and
Landscape Design

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Proposed Design
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Partnerships
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Business Principles
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The WAMA Community Engagement Model
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Capital Funding Strategy
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The Foundation Organisation Structure
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The Core Team
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Meet the Team
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Achieving Our Vision
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Supporting the Foundation
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Contact Information
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Acknowledgements
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THE VISION HAS RAPIDLY PROGRESSED AS A RESULT OF THE INVOLVEMENT OF DIVERSE LOCAL GROUPS AND COMMITMENT FROM PROMINENT WILDLIFE ARTISTS , BOTANISTS , CONSERVATIONISTS AND TOURISM OPERATORS . BELOW ARE A FEW KEY MILESTONES . VISIT OUR WEBSITE TO SEE OTHER MILESTONES THAT HAVE BEEN ACHIEVED SINCE THE LAUNCH OF THE VISION IN APRIL 2011.

CELEBRATING OUR ACHIEVEMENTS
JANUARY 2012
Halls Gap site acquired
through donation.

OCTOBER 2012
ATO grants the Foundation DGR and tax exemption status.

DECEMBER 2012
Support from the School of Design at the University of Melbourne for the design of the WAMA Museum and surrounding Botanic Gardens.
MARCH 2013
Commitment by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Cranbourne, to advise and support the
development of the
WAMA site.
NOVEMBER 2013
RDV grant for the Regional Impact Study.

MARCH 2014
Ground-breaking ceremony on the WAMA site.

THE HIS EXCELLENCY ALEX CHERNOV AND MRS. CHERNOV VISIT WAMA SITE: 24TH MAY 2012 GOVERNOR HIS EXCELLENCY ALEX CHERNOV AND MRS. CHERNOV, GLENDA & GREG LEWIN, NEIL MARRIOT, RICHARD WATSON, BEV ISAAC, NEIL MACUMBER & STEPHEN POWELL. WAMA- Wildlife Art Museum of Australia. Wildlife, botanic, natural history gallery and botanic gardens.

THE HIS EXCELLENCY ALEX CHERNOV AND MRS. CHERNOV VISIT WAMA SITE: 24TH MAY 2012
GOVERNOR HIS EXCELLENCY ALEX CHERNOV AND MRS. CHERNOV, GLENDA & GREG LEWIN,  NEIL MARRIOTT, RICHARD WATSON, BEV ISAAC,  NEIL MACUMBER  & STEPHEN POWELL

APRIL 2012:
WAMA vision statement released at gala launch in Stawell.

MAY 2012:
Australian Wildlife Arts Foundation formally constituted.

MAY 2012:
Northern Grampians Shire Council commits to Heads of Agreement

JULY 2012:
Grampians Tourism recognises project as a strategic priority for the region.

JULY 2012:
Audit commences to record existing flora and fauna on site.

SEPTEMBER 2012:
The Foundation releases updated Vision Statement and Project Plan.

SEPTEMBER 2012:
Victoria’s Governor Alex Chernov and Mrs. Chernov visit the site.

DECEMBER 2012:
Development plan presented to Chief Executive, Tourism Victoria.

SEP 2013:
Indigenous cultural survey conducted by Diana (Titta) Secombe, Koori Elder of the Jardwadjali people.

SEP 2013:
Site visit by Professor Philip Goad and Professor Gini Lee from the University of Melbourne Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning,

OCT 2013:
Site visit by Board of Tourism Victoria.

 

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