Applied Building Conservation Training (ABCT) have successfully delivered a Lead Paint Awareness course at Spring Gully Cottage, Clare, SA.

The 5 day program aimed at Tradespeople and Apprentices in the construction industry demonstrated the removal of various paint applications from masonry using the latest products and façade cleaning technology.
All participants successfully gained certification in lead paint and asbestos awareness and basic heritage conservation skills.

Subsidised by the Department of Environment and Water (DEW) and Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).

See for upcoming programs.

Two of HSR (Aust) Groups flagship conservation projects in South Australia have received awards at the 2019 South Australian Architecture Awards.

Elder Hall North Elevation

Dash Architects received the David Saunders Award for their design of the northern elevation of Elder Hall. Working closely with the architects HSR’s stonemasons were able to achieve outstanding finishes, with many of the details hand-carved onsite to ensure adherence to project schedules.

Adelaide Central Markets Grote St Elevation

Our friends at Flightpath Architects also received a commendation for their work on the Adelaide Central Market Federal Hall Façade Conservation! The project involved nearly 5 kilometres of repointing with lime mortars to preserve the integrity of the brickwork.

Congratulations to each firm for their achievements!