THNSW joined Heritage groups across the country for the 2023 ATHRA Conference, held at Puffing Billy Railway on 21-23 July.
Presentations were held across the three days, focusing on:
The state of heritage rail operations across the globe,
Updates on ATHRA’s activity, including their very successful insurance program for members,
Creating and activating a safety management system,
Overviews of ONRSR accreditation,
Insurance for operating heritage trains, including emerging concerns regarding cyber and ‘social’ insurance.
Volunteering Victoria noting the shifts in volunteer needs.
Inclusivity of women in heritage operations.
Partnering with an RTO to provide the human resources needed for bigger projects
Keeping history alive in modern day presentations, as per Sovereign Hill Museum Association’s re-enactment program.
If you wish to learn more on any of these topics, please email firstname.lastname@example.org