Our meetings are held on the first Monday of every month, except January and public holidays. Meetings are open to the public, bona fide community researchers, as well as staff and students of the University of Newcastle.
NOTE: During the COVID-19 outbreak Meetings will be held via ‘Zoom’ Video Conferencing until further notice.
At Callaghan Campus meetings are held in the University Council Room, IDC Building, Callaghan Campus, Newcastle, NSW. See map below
If you wish to come along please RSVP to our administrative officer firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (02) 49854594.
Next meeting will be Monday 1st June 2020 – Meeting via Zoom Video Conferencing only. Physical meeting cancelled due to Covid-19 outbreak.
Start (1.00 pm):
Welcome to Country:
Dr Mark Dunn – talking about his new book “The Convict Valley” – The fertile valley of the Hunter River was the first area outside the Sydney basin explored by the British, and it became one of the largest penal settlements.
Reports and Updates:
a. (Gionni di Gravio) – Updates
b. (Ann Hardy) – Updates
c. (Tim Adams) – Archaeologist
d. (Tom Smith) – NCC Heritage Adviser
d. Update from Historical Groups & Museums
General Business: –
Close (3.00 pm)
The 2020 meeting dates are:
Monday 1st June – Meeting via Zoom Video Conferencing only
Monday 6th July – IDC Building, Callaghan Campus
Monday 3rd August – NewSpace, City Campus
Monday 7th September – IDC Building, Callaghan Campus
Monday 12th October – NewSpace, City Campus
Monday 2nd November – IDC Building, Callaghan Campus
Monday 7th December – NewSpace, City Campus