NSW Upper House takes action for the sake of our Aboriginal Heritage

MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY IN THE NSW UPPER HOUSE LOSS OF UNIQUE ABORIGINAL HERITAGE IN NEWCASTLE WEST That this House notes that: Approximately one year ago a fast food restaurant costing $2.5 million was built in Hunter Street, Newcastle West, over one of the most significant Aboriginal heritage sites in New South Wales. The Excavation Report … More NSW Upper House takes action for the sake of our Aboriginal Heritage

Aboriginal Archaeological Report for former Palais site released

In August 2009 we were very excited about the archaeological excavations being undertaken on the former Palais Royale site in Newcastle West. We are proud to report that the first of two Reports have been released covering the Aboriginal history of the site. Over 5,534 Aboriginal artefacts were recovered, representing three Aboriginal occupation periods dating … More Aboriginal Archaeological Report for former Palais site released