Recent and Current Projects

2014 - Event Management for Hotties Workshop
Sunraysia Mallee Ethnic Communities Council 

2013 - Compose and Perform Song - 'Our love of beautiful things never died' 
Art Vault 5th Anniversary Celebrations.

2013/2014 - Cultural Organisations and Individuals Capacity Building Project
Centenary of Canberra

2013 - Event Management for Hotties Workshop
Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, Canberra

2012/2013 - Producer of Indigenous Programming - Centenary of Canberra
http://www.canberra100.com.au/

Involving over 150 local and world renowned artists and performers from across Australia in more than 50 projects and events, the Centenary of Canberra celebrates 100 years of Canberra as the national capital and thousands of years of Indigenous culture.

2013 - Australian Alternative Varieties Wine Show (November)
www.aavws.com

With a reputation as one of Australia’s funkiest wine shows, the AAVWS (under HHO Events management since 2001) provides an alternative to the mainstream shows and a dedicated forum for emerging varieties.

2013 - Official opening of the new Mallee District Aboriginal Service Community Health Centre
www.mdas.org.au

Featuring community engagement, VIP guests, major stakeholders, staff and entertainers the opening attracted over 500 people who spent the day engaged in activities, tours and community engagement.

2013 - Launch of Seven Feilds
www.sevenfields.com.au

Seven Fields is a 100% Australian, family owned company that grows, packs, and markets premium fresh produce throughout Australia. In July 2013, HHO Events will manage the launch of a new multi-million dollar citrus packing shed development, which will be capable of packing more than three million cartons of citrus in a season.

2013 - Mungo Youth Project
www.mungoyouthproject.com.au

HHO Events is working closely with Mungo National Park stakeholders, including Traditional Owners, Discovery Rangers and the Willandra Lakes World Heritage area committees to take this exciting education based -hands on - kids teaching kids initiative to the next stage and continue engaging young Indigenous people and the broader community in culture, heritage and the deep history of Australia. In 2013 we developed a new website and completed a comprehensive Event Management plan.

2013 - Official opening of the new Mallee District Aboriginal Service Brand, Strategic Plan and Website
www.mdas.org.au

HHO assisted MDAS to launch it's new brand, restructured workplace and future direction to community and corporate partners.

2012 - Saltwater Women's Gathering (August)
www.gbrmpa.gov.au/our-partners/traditional-owners/saltwater-womens-gathering

Presented by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Authority, HHO Events with CTG Services, managed a three day gathering for women working in land and sea management with a connection to the Great Barrier Reef.

2012 - First Peoples’ National Water Summit (March)
This important event will focus on the development of a nationally agreed position for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on emerging and important indigenous water policy issues in Australia. The Summit is being hosted by the First Peoples’ Water Engagement Council (FPWEC) with the support of the National Water Commission.

2012 - Toorale Project (May)
Celebration of the Handback of the Toorale National Park, near Bourke in northwest NSW, to Traditional Owners.

2011/2012  - Taroo Project (March)
Managing a Forum with Traditional Owners of the former Moorna, Wangumma and Lake Victoria State Forests leading to handback in 2016

2010/2011 - Caring for Country National Strategic Plan
www.caringforcountry.com

2010/2011 - Mungo National Park Visitor Centre Upgrade
www.visitmungo.com.au

HHO managed the $1m project; from the tender process to the Ministerial launch in one of the most important archaeological sites in the world.

2011 - Mungo Youth Project (September)
www.mungofestival.com.au

Over 200 students and 50 teachers attended this unique event. Students embarked upon three days of discovery, sharing, learning and exploring of this very special and historically significant landscape along with elders, discovery rangers, pastoralists, scientists, educators and special guests.

2011  - Werai Forrest Handback Stakeholder Forum (May)
HHO worked closely with stakeholders to manage the first meeting of the Wamba Wamba nation in Deniliquin NSW to work on the Handback of the Werai State Forest to Community. This project involved the mentoring to two local Indigenous women.

2012 - Australian Alternative Varieties Wine Show (November)
www.aavws.com
With a reputation as one of Australia’s funkiest wine shows, the AAVWS (under HHO Events management since 2001) provides an alternative to the mainstream shows and a dedicated forum for emerging varieties. Under HHO this event has grown from 60 to 600 entries and receives national recognition for its innovation.

2011 - Citrus Australia National Conference (October)
www.citrusaustralia.com.au

2011 - Mildura Jazz Food & Wine Festival (November)
www.artsmildura.com.au/jazz

This is Australia’s second longest running Jazz Festival, with four days of events utilising unique Murray River settings and showcasing regional food and wine. Under HHO management since 2007, the event has been reinvigorated with doubled audiences and economic impact.

2011 - Mildura Palimpsest (September)
www.artsmildura.com.au/palimpsest
Inaugurated in 1998 Mildura Palimpsest is a biennial site-specific visual arts exposition and cross-disciplinary symposium.

2011 - Mildura Writers Festival (July)
www.artsmildura.com.au/writers

The Mildura Writers Festival, with Patron Les Murray, features Australia’s best writers and is acclaimed to be among the finest literary festivals in Australia. Under HHO management attracts capacity audiences.

2011 - Mildura Wentworth Arts Festival  (February/March)
www.artsmildura.com.au/mwaf
One of Australia’s leading regional arts festivals and under HHO management has been recognised with Major Festival Status by Arts Victoria. The festival presents more than 40 events over 3 weeks across 2 states involving over 100 artists and contributes over $5million to the local economy annually

2011 - Murray River International Music Festival (January/February)
www.artsmildura.com.au/mrimf

Bringing fine music from Australian and internationally renowned performers into unique Murray River locations, this event is a HHO initiative and provides an event outside the tourism peak season contributing to the region’s economy.

2010 - 3rd National Indigenous Land & Sea Management Conference
www.caringforcountry.com

The NILSMC bought together traditional owners, Indigenous leaders and organisations working in the environmental conservation industry across Australia to share knowledge and sustainable natural resource and cultural heritage management. HHO managed the entire project including finances, entertainment, a tent city for 600 people and events to ensure community engagement.

2010 - Australian World Heritage Indigenous Network Meeting
Involving Indigenous representatives from Australian World Heritage Areas, HHO managed all aspects of this successful event.

Past Events and Projects

2010 murray river international music festival (www.artsmildura.com.au/mrimf)
2010 mildura wentworth arts festival  (www.artsmildura.com.au/mwaf)
2010 mildura writers festival (www.artsmildura.com.au/writers)
2010 mildura palimpsest symposium- to give time to time  (www.artsmildura.com.au/palimpsest)
2010 mildura jazz food & wine festival  (www.artsmildura.com.au/jazz)
2010 australian alternative varieties wine show  (www.aavws.com)

2009 australian alternative varieties wine show (www.aavws.com)
2009 mungo youth conference (www.mungofestival.com.au)
2009 national citrus conference
2009 art vault launch (www.theartvault.com.au)
2009 mildura jazz food & wine festival (www.artsmildura.com.au)
2009 murray darling palimpsest (www.artsmildura.com.au)
2009 mildura writers festival (www.artsmildura.com.au)
2009 mildura wentworth arts festival (www.artsmildura.com.au)
2009 murray river international music festival (www.artsmildura.com.au)

2008 australian alternative varieties wine show (www.aavws.com)
2008 art vault launch (www.jkmt.com.au/theartvault)
2008 mildura jazz food & wine festival (www.artsmildura.com.au)
2008 murray darling palimpsest (www.artsmildura.com.au)
2008 mutawintji tenth anniversary of handback celebrations
2008 mildura writers festival (www.artsmildura.com.au)
2008 sex and the city fund raiser
2008 mildura wentworth arts festival (www.artsmildura.com.au)
2008 murray river international music festival (www.mrimf.com.au)

2007 mildura rowing club history project(www.mildurarowingclub.org.au)
2007 australian alternative varieties wine show (www.aavws.com)
2007 arts mildura brand launch(www.artsmildura.com.au)
2007 mildura jazz food & wine festival (www.jazzwine.com.au)
2007 a night of literary love & erotica (www.mwaf.com.au/writers)
2007 aroundagain birthday celebrations (www.aroundagain.org.au )
2007 Shane Maloney ‘Sucked In” Book Launch)
2007 hands across the desert (www.mungofestival.com.au)
2007 mildura writers festival (www.mwaf.com.au)
2007 mungo youth conference 2(www.mungofestival.com.au)
2007 world heritage of human origins conference(www.mungofestival.com.au)
2007 mungo youth conference 1(www.mungofestival.com.au)
2007 mildura wentworth arts festival (www.mwaf.com.au)
2007 murray river international music festival (www.mrimf.com.au)
2007 mildura murray darling wine industry association (www.mildurawines.com.au)

2006 international climate change conference(www.mungofestival.com.au)
2006 australian alternative varieties wine show (www.aavws.com)
2006 mungo conversation - mildura (www.mungofestival.com.au)
2006 mungo conversation - balranald (www.mungofestival.com.au)
2006 mungo slow bush tucker lunch(www.mungofestival.com.au)
2006 stefano de pieri - vict. state election campaign (www.stefanoupperhouse.com)
2006 mungo festival (www.mungofestival.com.au)
2006 mildura writers' festival (www.mwaf.com.au)
2006 mildura wentworth arts festival (www.mwaf.com.au)
2006 mildura wine industry at wine australia in sydney)
2006 mildura murray darling wine industry association (www.mildurawines.com.au)
2006 murray river international music festival (www.mrimf.com.au)

2005 australian alternative varieties wine show (www.aavws.com)
2005 australian winegrape conference (www.winetitles.com.au/awc)
2005 mildura writers' festival (www.mwaf.com.au)
2005 murray campaign committee
2005 murray river food and wine committee
2005 thong on the roof youth short film festival (www.leadon.com.au/mildura/thong)
2005 slow river website project management (www.slowriver.com.au)
2005 slow river project
2005 chefs of the murray - swan hill
2005 murray river international music festival

2004 australian alternative varieties wine show (www.aavws.com)
2004 tourism murray river 'chefs of the murray - mildura'
2004 australian winegrape conference (www.winetitles.com.au/awc)
2004 thong on the roof youth short film festival (www.leadon.com.au/mildura/thong)
2004 mildura writers' weekend (www.mwaf.org.au/writers)
2004 tourism murray river 'slow river project'(www.tourismmurrayriver.com)
2004 francesco bencivenga classical music tour www.francescobencivenga.com)
2004 lead on mildura youth project (www.leadon.com.au/mildura)
2004 public relations project for mildura college lands trust
2004 wordbeatsound with mildura wentworth arts festival and lead on mildura

2003 australian alternative varieties wine show (www.aavws.com)
2003 australian winegrape conference (to come)
2003 taste of our community regional food and wine promotion
2003 ouyen raindance - mallee droughtbreaker (www.ouyenraindance.com)
2003 lead on mildura including LOOP youth newspaper (www.leadon.com.au)
2003 multi media victoria's e commerce roadshow(www.mmv.vic.gov.au)
2003 mildura farmers markets
2003 launch of stefano de pieri's avoca paddleboat riverside cafe
2003 murray darling national slow food congress
2002 vivaldi in the vineyards with interpreti veneziano of venice (with milburn park winery and stefano & sergio de pieri)

2002 thong on the roof short film festival (www.leadon.com/mildura/thong)
2002 taste of the outback regional food and wine promotion
2002 publicist for 'victoria's children' theatre production with orphans and foster care children.
2002 publicist - milburn park winery
2002 piano pianissimo with francesco bencivenga (www.francescobencivenga.com)
2002 outdoor cinema at milburn park winery
2002 launch of organics on eleventh retail venture (http://au.fcoop.org/)
2002 australian alternative varieties wine show

2001 taste of victoria, flemington racecourse.
2001 taste of mildura regional food and wine promotion
2001 mildura murray outback tourism awards
2001 australian alternative varieties wine show

2000 publicist for tulklana kumbi aboriginal galleries
2000 lead on mildura including LOOP youth newspaper (www.leadon.com.au)

1999 murray outback aboriginal cultural trail for tourism Victoria (www.visitmildura.com.au)

 

 
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