City of Newcastle community grant funding – Now available

City of Newcastle’s $1 million grants and sponsorships are now open. Community and sporting groups, businesses and tourism and event operators can now apply for close to $1 million of community grants and sponsorship funding from City of Newcastle. Applications are open for projects and initiatives under four categories to support social, cultural, environmental and … More City of Newcastle community grant funding – Now available

CACHE Living Digital Heritage (LDH) 2021 Conference Now Online

One of the most thrilling and most exciting online conferences was the CACHE Living Digital Heritage (LDH) 2021 conference. Hosted by the Centre for Ancient Cultural Heritage and Environment (CACHE), Macquarie University, this free event ran from 5-7 November 2021. It covered a range of digital methods and their application to heritage-related pursuits, particularly in … More CACHE Living Digital Heritage (LDH) 2021 Conference Now Online

Aboriginal breastplate ‘Sandy, Chief of Coringori’

During January 2022 Dr Alison Clark from National Museums Scotland contacted HLH, she is conducting provenance research on a brass breastplate in their collection.  Dr Clark would like to find out more about the individual who was given the breastplate, and asks who gave it to him, and how the breastplate came to Scotland. “The … More Aboriginal breastplate ‘Sandy, Chief of Coringori’

Hunter Living Histories Meeting – 1 November 2021

Acknowledgement to Country The Chair delivered an acknowledgement of country. This work is conducted in memory, and respectfully honours the First Australian People, the Aboriginal People of this land. PRESENTATIONS Newcastle Time Ball – Associate Prof Nancy Cushing (University of Newcastle) PRESENTATION HERE How to use NOVA open access repository -Jennifer Skulander (Research Liaison Librarian) PRESENTATION HERE Perkins … More Hunter Living Histories Meeting – 1 November 2021

Hunter Living Histories Meeting – 11 October 2021

Hunter Living Histories Zoom Meeting Hunter Living Histories Meeting held over zoom on Monday 11 October, 2021. 1:00pm – 3:00pm Acknowledgement to Country The Chair delivered an acknowledgement of country. This work is conducted in memory, and respectfully honours the First Australian People, the Aboriginal People of this land. Hunter Living Histories – Presentations and Updates  Archaeological … More Hunter Living Histories Meeting – 11 October 2021

A Month of Murder in the Hunter Valley – Wonnarua People and the Ravensworth Homestead

This work is conducted in memory and respectfully honours the First Australian People, the Aboriginal People of this land. A Month of Murder in the Hunter Valley Video Series A Month of Murder in the Hunter Valley is a four part video series presenting the Wonnarua People’s stories relating to the Ravensworth Homestead in the Hunter … More A Month of Murder in the Hunter Valley – Wonnarua People and the Ravensworth Homestead

Super digitisers save four decades of Hunter regional news television from oblivion

A selection of digitised resources from the NBN Television Archive are available to VIEW HERE on Living Histories A crack team of super volunteer audio visual digitisers from the University of Newcastle’s GLAMx Lab in the Auchmuty Library have managed to safeguard approximately four decades of local Hunter Regional news stories and programmes dating the … More Super digitisers save four decades of Hunter regional news television from oblivion

Tips & Techniques for Dating Historical Photographs

Royal Australian Historical Society (RAHS) in association with WEA Sydney Workshop: Tips and Techniques for Dating Historic Photographs 25 August 2021 11:00 AM – 1PM Presenter: Mr Gionni Di Gravio, OAM Archivist, Special Collections, Auchmuty Library University of Newcastle (Australia) DOWNLOAD Handout – Tips and Techniques for Dating Historic Photographs-GDG   Introduction and Acknowledgement of … More Tips & Techniques for Dating Historical Photographs