The following newspaper article Coal River’s Heritage seeks National Heritage Listing by Michael McGowan was published in the Newcastle Herald 20 February 2017. The Coal River precinct is already on the State Heritage Register and this current revised nomination is yet another attempt to have the area nationally recognised.
We are the Cinderella city of Australia, we’ve done the hard work, but it’s the ugly sisters like Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra that get the invite to the ball. Gionni di Gravio
2007 National Nomination for Newcastle (Mark I)
2009 National Nomination for Newcastle (Mark II) & further post
2012 National Nomination for Newcastle (Mark III)
2013 Newcastle’s 7000 Years of Achievements Before The Commonwealth (Mark IV)
Further sources – References submitted with National Nomination
Call for Nominations for the National Heritage List – Department of Environment and Energy (2017)