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.
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 3 May 2021 (1.00pm-3.00pm) – Meeting at City of Newcastle Digital Library, Stewart Ave, Newcastle West.
Start (1.00 pm):
Acknowledgement to Country:
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)
2021 Meeting Dates are :-
Monday 1st Feb – Karen Crofts – Nctle Writers Centre
Monday 1st Mar – Dr Ian Eckford – ‘Story of Middleton’ 2021 marks 200 yrs since Chaplain was assigned to Newcastle.
Monday 12th April – Chaz Key – Book “Maitland Speaks’
Monday 3rd May – Dr Ken Thornton – Liddell Power Station (50 years old)
Monday 7th June – Meeting to be held at Digital Library, City of Newcastle, Stewart Ave Nctle
Monday 5th July – Uni Council Room, IDC Building, Callaghan. Richard Baines – father’s WW2 diary. Dr Justin Ellis & Assoc Prof Kate Senior – Copley Archive
Monday 2nd Aug – Dr Leslie Kilmartin- Book launch ‘The Cromartys of Port Stephen’ (IDC Building Callaghan Campus)
Monday 6th Sep –
Monday 11th Oct –
Monday 1st Nov –
Monday 6th Dec –
Monday 6th July – Wendy Gallagher- State Archives of NSW (See – Local History resources PDF)
Monday 3rd Aug – Dr Helen English ‘Music and World-Building in the Colonial City: Newcastle, NSW, and its Townships, 1860-1880’
Monday 7th Sep – John Witte, “Policing love and sex: lives of same-sex attracted people and the law in Newcastle and the Hunter 1867-1954”
Monday 12th Oct – Tessa Boer-Mah (Heritage Now) Augmented Reality Hamilton Heritage Walk.
Monday 2nd Nov – Prof. Erik Ecklund, Federation University, Australia.
Monday 7th Dec – Introduction to Asti Sherring (Manager, Special Collection)