Publications by Richard Mackay

Mackay, R, 2020, (in press), ‘Attributes and Outstanding Universal Value: The Cascades Female Factory – an Australian Convict Site’, in World Heriatage Attributes of Outstanding Universal Value, Tokyo National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Japan Centre for International Cooperation in Conservation, Japan.

Brown, S, Vileikis, O and Mackay, R ,2020, ‘Acknowledging Contributors to GA2020 Sydney’, Historic Environment, Vol 32, No. 1, pp 10-17.

Mackay, R, 2019, ‘Values-Based Management and the Burra Charter: 1979, 1999, 2013 —’, in Avrami, E, Macdonald, S, Mason, R and Myers, D, (eds), Values in Heritage Management : Emerging Approaches and Research Directions,  J Paul Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, pp 110-126.

Mackay, R, 2019, ‘The Second Campaign: Casselden Place’ in Murray, T, Buckley, K, Hayes, S, Hewitt, G, McCarthy, J, Mackay, R, Minchinton, B, Smith, C, Smith, J, and Wolf, B, The Commonwealth Block Melbourne. A Historical Archaeology. Studies in Australasian Historical Archaeology, Volume 7, Sydney University Press, Sydney.

Mackay, R, 2019, ‘Challenges in Heritage Impact Assessment’, in Research on Heritage Imapct Assessment for World Heritage Properties in Japan.  Japan Center for International Cooperation in Conservation, Japan, Tokyo.

Mackay, R, 2018, ‘Bringing  the 2020 ICOMOS Triennial General Assembly to Australia’,  Historic Environment, Vol 30, No. 3, pp42-47.

Smith, J, Mackay, R and Smith, C, 2017, ‘Reconstructing Landscape: Archaeological Investigations of the Royal Exhibition Buildings Western Forecourt, Melbourne’, International Journal of Historical Archaeology, 1-24, DOI 10.1007/s10761-017-0414-5.

Mackay, R 2016, ‘Heritage’, Australia State of the Environment 2016, Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy, Canberra,, DOI 10.4226/94/58b658bbe13a0.

Jackson, W.J, Argent R. M, Bax, N. J, Bui, E, Clark, G. F, Coleman, S, Cresswell, I. D, Emmerson, K. M, Evans, K, Hibberd, M. F, Johnston, E. L, Keywoo,d M. D, Klekociuk, A, Mackay, R, Metcalfe, D, Murphy, H, Rankin, A, Smith, D.C, Wienecke, B, 2016, ‘Overview’, Australia state of the Environment 2016, Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy, Canberra,, DOI 10.4226/94/58b65510c633b.

Mackay, R, 2015, The Contemporary Aboriginal Heritage Value of the Greater Blue Mountains’. Chapter 3 in Values for a New Generation: Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area Advisory Committee, pp 76–93.

Crook, P, Mackay, R and Kostaglou, P, 2015, Building Colonial Histories: the Archaeology of the Menzies Centre Site, Hobart’, Australasian Historical Archaeology, Vol 33, pp 27–36.

Mackay, R 2015, People and Place: Living with Heritage’, in World Heritage Cities: First OWHC Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting Proceedings, OWHC, Gyeongju, Korea, pp 29–35.

Mackay, R, Palmer, S, 2014, ‘Tourism, World Heritage and Local Communities: an Ethical Framework in Practice at Angkor’, in Ireland, T, Loring, S, Schofield, J (eds), The Ethics of Cultural Heritage: Memory, Management and Museums, Springer, New York, pp 165–183.

Mackay, R 2014, The Australian World Heritage Advisory Committee’, Historic Environment, Vol 26, No. 2 The World Heritage Convention at 40, pp 114–117.

Ward, T, Cork, S, Dobbs, K, Harper, P, Harris, P, Hatton, T, Joy, R, Kanowski, P, Mackay, R, McKenzie, N and Wienecke, B, 2014, Framing an Independent, Integrated and Evidence-based Evaluation of the State of Australia’s Biophysical and Human Environments’, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management.

Mackay, R and Lloyd, G, 2013, Capacity Building in Heritage Management at Angkor’, World Heritage Institute of Training and Research for the Asia and the Pacific Region Newsletter, No. 26, October 2013, pp 21–24.

Mackay, R, 2013, ‘Setting Best Practice Standards for World Heritage Management’, in Figgis, P, Leverington, A, Mackay, R, Maclean, A and Valentine, P (eds) Keeping the Outstanding Exceptional – the Future of World Heritage in Australia, Australian Committee for IUCN Inc, Sydney, pp 42–47.

Figgis, P, Leverington, A, Mackay, R, Maclean, A and Valentine, P (eds) 2013 Keeping the Outstanding Exceptional – the Future of World Heritage in Australia’, Australian Committee for IUCN Inc, Sydney.

Logan, D and Mackay, R, 2013 Inventories and Heritage Management: the Australian Experience’, Conservation Perspectives The GCI Newsletter, The Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, Fall 2013, pp 10–12.

Ireland, T, Guthrie, A, Mackay, R and Smith, A, 2013,  Historical Archaeology and Australia’s Cultural Heritage Sector: Emerging Issues for Education and Skills Development’, Australasian Historical Archaeology, Vol 31, pp 3–13.

Sullivan, S and Mackay, R (eds), 2012 Archaeological Sites: Conservation and Management, Readings in Conservation Series, Getty Publications, J Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles.

Mackay, R, 2010 ‘Social and Environmental Monitoring as a Tool for Managing Visitor Impact at Jenolan Caves, Australia’, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on the Conservation of Grotto Sites, The Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, pp 170–178.

Mackay, R and Johnston, C, 2010 Heritage Management and Community Connections–On The Rocks’, Journal of Architectural Conservation, March 2010.

Mackay, R and Sullivan, S, 2009, Living with Heritage at Angkor’, in Turgeon, L, The Spirit of Place, Laval University Press, Canada, pp 205–212.

Mackay, R 2009, Sustainable Heritage: Giving the Past a Future’ (book review), Australian Archaeology, June 2009, Vol 68, St Lucia, Qld, p 70.

Mackay, R 2006, Whose Archaeology? Social Considerations in Archaeological Research Design’, in Agnew, N and Demas, M (eds), Of the Past, For the Future: Integrating Archaeology and Conservation, J Paul Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles.

Mackay, R, McCarthy, J, Sneddon, S and Wilson, G 2006, Down Little Lon: An Introduction to the Casselden Place Archaeological Excavations, Melbourne’, International Journal of Historical Archaeology, Vol 10, No. 4, pp 305–316.

Murray, T, Mackay, R and Wilson, G 2006, Connecting Community with History’, in Mayne, A (ed), Eureka: Reappraising an Australian Legend, Network Books, Perth.

Mackay, R and Sullivan, S, 2006, Connecting Archaeology and Community’, in Patricio, T, Van Balen, K and De Jonge, K, Conservation in Changing Societies: Heritage and Development, Proceedings of the International Conference on the Occasion of the 30th Anniversary of the Raymond Lemairre International Centre for Conservation (1976–2006), Leuven, Belgium.

Mackay, R 2005, Ice, Icon and Identity: The Meaning of Mawson’s Huts’, in Lydon, J and Ireland, T (eds), Object Lessons: Archaeology, Heritage and Society in Australia, Australian Scholarly Publishing, Melbourne.

Mackay, R 2005, Archaeology: Stories and Contemporary Social Context’, in Cremin, A and Croker, A (eds), Historic Environment, Vol 18, No. 3.

Mackay, R 2004, Dundullimal: Our Extraordinary Slab House’, Reflections, National Trust of Australia (NSW), May–July, 2004.

Mackay, R 2004, ‘Associative Value and the Revised Burra Charter: A Personal Perspective’ in Cremin, A (ed), Historic Environment, Vol 18, No. 1.

Ashley, G and Mackay, R, 2004, Mawson’s Huts Historic Site, Antarctica: the Conservation Management Plan as a Decision Making Tool’, in Barr, S and Chaplin, P (eds) Cultural Heritage in the Arctic and Antarctic Regions, ICOMOS Monuments and Sites Series VIII, International Polar Heritage Committee, Oslo.

Mackay, R 2003, Whose Archaeology is it Anyway?’ in Murray, T (ed), Exploring the Modern City: Recent Approaches to Urban History and Archaeology, published by the Historic Houses Trust of NSW in Association with the Archaeology Program, La Trobe University, Melbourne.

Mackay, R 2003, Much More Than Stones and Bones. Australian Archaeology in the late Twentieth Century (Book Review)’, Archaeology in Oceania, July 2003 v38 i2, University of Sydney, Sydney, pp 126–127.

Mackay, R 2002, Port Arthur Historic Site: Inclusive Conservation Planning at a Painful Place’, Historic Environment, Vol 16, No. 3. Islands of Vanishment (part 1).

Mackay, R 2002, ‘GIS-based Documentation of Urban Archaeology’, Strategies for the World’s Cultural Heritage, Preservation in a Globalised World—Principles, Practices, Perspectives, ICOMOS, Madrid.

Mackay, R 2000, Historical Archaeology at Camp Street, Ballarat, Victoria’, AHA Bulletin No. 91, December 2000.

Mackay, R 2000, On With the Show’, Reflections, National Trust of Australia (NSW), May–July, 2000.

Godden Mackay Pty Ltd, in conjunction with Grace Karskens, The Cumberland Gloucester Streets Site Archaeological Investigation Volumes 1–6, Godden Mackay Logan Pty Ltd, 1999.

Mackay, R and Karskens, G 1999, Historical Archaeology in Australia: Historical or Hysterical? Crisis or Creative Awakening?’, AJHA, Vol 17.

Mackay, R 1997, To List or Not?’, In Place, Australian Heritage Commission, Vol 3, November 1997.

Mackay, R 1996, Political, pictorial, physical and philosophical plans—realising archaeological research potential in urban Sydney’, in Historic Houses Trust of NSW, Sites—Nailing the Debate: Archaeology and Interpretation in Museums, a Museum of Sydney on the Site of First Government House publication, Sydney.

Mackay, R 1996, Archaeological Assessments: Archaeological Assessment Guidelines’, NSW Heritage Manual, Heritage Office, Department of Urban Affairs and Planning.

Mackay, R 1996, Regional Assessment Program Review: Assessment of Cultural Research Methods and Analysis, Australian Heritage Commission, Canberra.

Mackay, R 1996, Conservation’ in Environmental Management Law and Practice’, Short Course Handbook, Centre for Local Government Education and Research, University of Technology, Sydney.

Mackay, R 1995, Visitor Impact Management: Determining a Social and Environmental Carrying Capacity for Jenolan Caves’, in Richins, H, Richardson, J, Crabtree, A (eds), Ecotourism and Nature-Based Tourism: Taking the Next Steps, Proceedings of the Ecotourism Association of Australia National Conference, Alice Springs, Northern Territory.

Mackay, R 1995, Censory Perceptions: Editing the Final Chapter of Kakadu History’, Historic Environment, Vol II, No. 2 and No. 3.

Mackay, R 1994, Reading the Pollen’, National Trust Quarterly, No. 71.

Mackay, R 1993, ‘Statutory Protection and Predictive Plans: Archaeological Heritage Management in Sydney’, Archaeological Heritage Management, ICOMOS, 10th General Assembly, Sri Lanka.

Lowe, A and Mackay, R 1992, ‘Old Sydney Burial Ground’, Australasian Historical Archaeology, Volume 10.

Mackay, R 1991, The Nature of Historical Significance’, The Role of History in Conservation Work, Seminar Proceedings, Professional Historians Association, Sydney.

Mackay, R 1990, Cemetery Conservation’, Royal Australian Historical Society Technical Information Service No. 27.

Mackay, R 1989, Identification and Investigation of Historical Archaeological Sites: A Different Perspective’, Urban Digs Historical Archaeological Guidelines, Department of Planning, Sydney.

Mackay, R 1989, Industrial Archaeology’, History, No. 4, April 1989, p 15.

Mackay, R 1989, Industrial Archaeology: Policy Paper, The National Trust of Australia (NSW) (editor).

Mackay, R and James, P 1988, Provision of Statutory Protection for Artefacts, Problems and Prospects of Preserving the Portable Scientific and Technological Heritages, Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, Vol 121.

Lavelle, S and Mackay, R 1988, Cemeteries: Kitsch Memorials or Serious Undertakings?’, in Birmingham, Bairstow and Wilson (eds), Archaeology of Colonisation: Australia in the World Context, Australian Society for Historical Archaeology, Sydney.

Mackay, R 1987, Industrial Archaeology’, in DC Goldney and IJS Bowie (eds) Scenic and Scientific Survey of the Central Western Region, a report to the Australian Heritage Commission, Mitchell College of Advanced Education, Bathurst.

Mackay, R and James, P 1987, Provision of Statutory Protection for Historic Artefacts’, Australian Archaeology, 24.

Mackay, R and White, JP 1987, Musselling in on the New South Wales Coast’, Archaeology in Oceania, 22, No. 3.

Mackay, R 1986, Conservation and Industrial Archaeology: Recent work by the National Trust (NSW)’, ASHA Journal, Volume 4.

Mackay, R 1985, Cemeteries: Policy Paper, The National Trust of Australia (NSW) (editor).

Mackay, R 1985, Bridging the Past’, National Trust Magazine, No. 29.

Mackay, R 1984, Report on Heritage Conservation Matters Relating to the Darling Harbour Basin, Sydney, The National Trust of Australia (NSW) (editor).

Mackay, R 1981, The Discovery and Exploration of Spider Cave, Jenolan’, ASF Newsletter.