Engineers Australia Newcastle Division Oral History Archive

Engineers Australia Newcastle Division Oral History Archive The Engineers Australia Newcastle Division Oral History Archive is a collection of audio tapes, over 50 in total, held in Cultural Collections at the University of Newcastle’s library. The Oral History interviews are available at Livinghistories@UON – CLICK HERE TO LISTEN   This oral history project highlights the diverse … More Engineers Australia Newcastle Division Oral History Archive

‘Lost’ Newcastle footage -Do you know these faces – places?

We need your help in identifying locations and the people featured in 3 film reels that have been recently digitised. We would love to find the families and descendants who feature in these ‘lost’ films. Three reels of 16 mm film have been digitised in the NBN Television Archive at the GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation … More ‘Lost’ Newcastle footage -Do you know these faces – places?

Rock Art as a Contextual Archive

The following paper was delivered at the 20th INTERNATIONAL ROCK ART CONGRESS IFRAO 2018 VALCAMONICA Darfo Boario Terme (BS) Italia 29 August – 2 September 2018. “Rock Art as a Contextual Archive: Respecting Cultural and Spiritual Dimensions within a Comprehensive Scientific Approach” This paper approaches Rock Art as a human archive; applying archival theory to archaeological … More Rock Art as a Contextual Archive

Mapping the Aerial Photographic Archive

If you have Google Earth on your computer you can download a .KMZ file of aerial photographs from Camberwell overlayed on to a modern Google map. You can download Google Earth Pro here. Camberwell – Run 1C, 1967 (126MB)  Download .KMZ File HERE Camberwell – Run 2C, 1967 (117MB)  Download .KMZ File HERE Camberwell – Run 3C, 1967 (151MB)  Download … More Mapping the Aerial Photographic Archive

20th INTERNATIONAL ROCK ART CONGRESS IFRAO 2018

Standing on the shoulders of giants / Sulle spalle dei giganti 20th INTERNATIONAL ROCK ART CONGRESS IFRAO 2018 VALCAMONICA Darfo Boario Terme (BS) Italia 29 August – 2 September 2018 The 20th International Rock Art Conference was located in picturesque Darfo Boario Terme in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy, northern Italy. Delegates from around the … More 20th INTERNATIONAL ROCK ART CONGRESS IFRAO 2018

Victoria Theatre 3D Virtual Reality Reconstruction Nearing Completion

The University of Newcastle’s IT Innovation Team have just released amazing screenshots from the virtual reality model of the Victoria Theatre, under construction as at September 2018.   They are now entering the final stages of their work on the 3D Virtual Reality recreation of the 1891 Victoria Theatre in Perkins Street Newcastle, and are … More Victoria Theatre 3D Virtual Reality Reconstruction Nearing Completion

Stand aside mediocrity, heritage is back (Op-Ed)

Online Version: https://www.theherald.com.au/news/local-news/5604562/stand-aside-mediocrity-heritage-is-back/ Please note: The article below contains the original text with corrections, updates and added information provided after the opinion piece was printed. A sigh of relief could be felt across Newcastle with the Herald’s news (22/8) of the impending sale of the former Newcastle Post Office to developer Jerry Schwartz. Finally a … More Stand aside mediocrity, heritage is back (Op-Ed)