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 3rd August 2020 – Meeting via Zoom Video Conferencing only. Physical meeting cancelled due to Covid-19 outbreak.
Start (1.00 pm):
Welcome to Country:
Presentations: Dr Helen English ‘Music and World-Building in the Colonial City: Newcastle, NSW, and its Townships, 1860-1880’
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 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. Helen Hopper, Edith Cowan University, WA “Seeing the wood as well as the trees: public and private worlds of the Pit Prop Cutters’ Union”.
Monday 7th Dec –