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 email@example.com or phone (02) 49854594.
Next meeting will be Monday 7th December 2020 – Meeting via Zoom Video Conferencing only. Physical meeting cancelled due to Covid-19 outbreak.
Start (1.00 pm):
Welcome 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)
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.
Monday 7th Dec – Introduction to Asti Sherring (Manager, Special Collection)
The 2021 meeting dates are:
Monday 1st Fed – 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 5th April –
Monday 3rd May –
Monday 7th June
Monday 5th July –
Monday 2nd Aug –
Monday 6th Sep –
Monday 11th Oct –
Monday 1st Nov –
Monday 6th Dec –