Save Blackbutt: The Case Against State Highway 23 Violating Blackbutt Reserve

On the 2nd of August, 1966, at a meeting of Newcastle City Council, the Department of Main Roads announced its intention to take State Highway No. 23 through a portion of Blackbutt Reserve. This is a case against the proposal to take an expressway, namely State Highway No. 23, through Newcastle and through a portion … More Save Blackbutt: The Case Against State Highway 23 Violating Blackbutt Reserve

Newcastle East: Hunter 2000: Supplement No. 2 – 1974

  The Objects of the National Trust as exemplified in its publication Hunter 2000 are: To make conservation an integral part of planning in the Hunter Region. To ensure that historic buildings and urban areas of special quality are conserved. To ensure the provision of adequate open space in urban areas. To protect distinctive landscapes. … More Newcastle East: Hunter 2000: Supplement No. 2 – 1974

Hunter River Estuary: Hunter 2000: Supplement No. 1 – 1974

  The Objects of the National Trust as exemplified in its publication Hunter 2000 are: To make conservation an integral part of planning in the Hunter Region. To Secure the dedication of adequate natural areas as Nature Reserves, National Parks and State Recreation Areas. To protect distinctive landscapes. To ensure the provision of adequate open … More Hunter River Estuary: Hunter 2000: Supplement No. 1 – 1974

National Trust: Hunter 2000 Report – 1972

Hunter 2000 has been prepared by the National Trust of Australia (N.S.W.) on the request of the State Planning Authority of N.S.W. for advice to assist in the development of planning proposals in the Hunter Region. The report expresses the views of the National Trust on planning for nature conservation, scenic preservation, historic buildings and … More National Trust: Hunter 2000 Report – 1972

Hunter 2000 – Map

Hunter 2000 has been prepared by the National Trust of Australia (N.S.W.) on the request of the State Planning Authority of N.S.W. for advice to assist in the development of planning proposals in the Hunter Region. Objectives: To make conservation an integral part of planning in the Hunter Region. To secure the dedication of adequate … More Hunter 2000 – Map

Digital Cultural Heritage: FUTURE VISIONS Conference

On the 19-20 April 2017, members of the University’s Hunter Living Histories presented an overview of twenty years of work creating the 3D Virtual Newcastle Time Machine at the Digital Cultural Heritage: FUTURE VISIONS Conference in Brisbane. The Conference was convened by Dr Chris Landorf and Dr Kelly Greenop of the University of Queensland (UQ) … More Digital Cultural Heritage: FUTURE VISIONS Conference

Convocation Lectures 1980 – 1999

By Angelique Carr Seventeen tracks featuring Convocation Lectures over two decades have just been uploaded to the Cultural Collections SoundCloud. These recordings were found in the University of Newcastle’s Oral History Collection. The playlist includes Dinner Speeches, Public Lectures and Inaugural Lectures. Highlights include the 1994 Newcastle Lecture by Thomas Keneally, who was recorded being briefed … More Convocation Lectures 1980 – 1999