Francis Logan

Francis Logan

Minister for Energy; Resources; Industry and Enterprise

    Peel heritage on the map

    15/08/2005 12:00 AM

    Heritage Minister Francis Logan today launched a new brochure to promote museums and heritage sites of the Peel region.

    Mr Logan said the Peel Museum and Heritage Brochure would be a vital marketing tool for the region.

    “The Peel region is host to a diverse range of museums, galleries and heritage sites, including Old Coopers’ Mill in Pinjarra and the Marrinup Prisoner of War Camp - the only remaining POW Camp in the State,” he said.

    “The brochure will help to encourage visitors to the region by promoting the range of cultural attractions that are on offer.

    “Such attractions provide a fascinating insight to our culture, including sites of Aboriginal significance, intriguing collections of objects and places linked to Western Australia’s first settlers.”

    Museums Australia (WA), the professional association for museums and galleries, and its Peel chapter have produced the brochure.

    Peel chapter president Claire Cavanagh said the brochure would be a valuable resource to museums, galleries and heritage sites and to the people who use and enjoy them.

    “A total of 10,000 brochures will be distributed through the RAC, tourist centres and museums,” Mrs Cavanagh said.

    The project was supported by the Peel Development Commission, the Heritage Council, the Department of Culture and the Arts, the RAC and Insight Communications.

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