DIY Newcastle East Women’s History Walk​

This DIY history walk was researched by Jude Conway, on the suggestion of the Newcastle women’s group AWE and the Gender, Generation and Culture Network at the University of Newcastle. The walk tells stories of Awabakal women, the first Newcastle women’s surf club in 1908 and International Women’s Day marches. Some of the women highlighted … More DIY Newcastle East Women’s History Walk​

Newcastle Recreation Reserve under consideration for State Heritage Register of NSW

A nomination to have ‘Newcastle Recreation Reserve’ (also known at King Edward Park) is currently on public exhibition for consideration to the State Heritage Register of  NSW. In 2012 a small dedicated group the ‘Government Domain committee’ submitted a State Heritage Register (SHR) nomination to the Office of Environment and Heritage. The Heritage Council of … More Newcastle Recreation Reserve under consideration for State Heritage Register of NSW

‘STITCHED UP’ Exhibition – The Newcastle Industrial School (1867-1871)

23 JUNE – 6 AUGUST 2017 – The Lock-Up Cultural Centre, Hunter Street, Newcastle. The Lock-Up in partnership with Timeless Textiles presents ‘STITCHED UP’ commemorating 150 years since the Industrial Girls’ School opened in Newcastle. Exhibition includes 24-renowned international and national textile artists responding to stories associated with the 193 girls who were at The … More ‘STITCHED UP’ Exhibition – The Newcastle Industrial School (1867-1871)

RAD Newcastle Exhibition – Newcastle & the Hunter through a radical lens

EXHIBITION Thursday 15 June – Sunday 27 August 2017 at the Newcastle Museum The RAD exhibition has opened and official launch is on Tuesday 4th July, at 5.15pm for 5.30pm start at the Newcastle Museum. The Radical Newcastle project is an initiative of the University of Newcastle’s School of Humanities and Social Science and is … More RAD Newcastle Exhibition – Newcastle & the Hunter through a radical lens

Emeritus Professor Ronald Godfrey Tanner & Collected Papers

Composed By Peter Vincent Langton, University of Newcastle (Student, Bachelor of Arts)   Ronald Godfrey Tanner was born on the 24th of September, 1927, in Brisbane Queensland, Australia. He was an only child and very little is known about his parents. Godfrey’s education began with his attendance at Melbourne Grammar throughout the war years, before … More Emeritus Professor Ronald Godfrey Tanner & Collected Papers

Two Roses: Two Radical Hunter Valley Women: Rose Selwyn and Rose Scott

Two Roses: Two Radical Hunter Valley Women: Rose Selwyn and Rose Scott Edited version of talk and slide show given by Jude Conway The Newcastle Family History Society, 7 June 2016 In 1973 C. E. Smith, the Newcastle City librarian and president of the Newcastle and Hunter District Historical Society, wrote that Rose Scott was … More Two Roses: Two Radical Hunter Valley Women: Rose Selwyn and Rose Scott