Aboriginal Rock Art & Aboriginal History – Trove search

This work is conducted in memory and respectfully honours the First Australian People, the Aboriginal People of this land. Please Note: The following articles on Aboriginal Rock Art & Indigenous history of the Hunter Region and Central Coast were located in TROVE . The newspaper articles chronicle how writers of the time were describing Indigenous … More Aboriginal Rock Art & Aboriginal History – Trove search

Deep Time Project – REFLECTION I

This work is conducted in memory and respectfully honours the First Australian People, the Aboriginal People of this land. During 2018 several Work Integrated Learning (WIL) students and volunteers have worked on The Deep Time Project, 3D scanning and photographing artefacts, as well as collating information to better understand this significant Aboriginal archive. The following … More Deep Time Project – REFLECTION I

Deep Time Virtual Reality – Transforming Humanities in the digital age

This work is conducted in memory and respectfully honours the First Australian People, the Aboriginal People of this land. This information has been compiled for HASS1000 lectures during Semester 1, 2018. The Deep Time Project is a digital humanities project and involves many disciplines to help build new knowledge about Aboriginal cultures.  The project is … More Deep Time Virtual Reality – Transforming Humanities in the digital age

The Wallis Album (ca.1817-1818): Aboriginal People of Newcastle and Lake Macquarie in European Colonial Art

All descriptions by the State Library of NSW. http://archival.sl.nsw.gov.au/Details/archive/110365989 Album of original drawings by Captain James Wallis and Joseph Lycett, ca. 1817-1818, bound with ‘An Historical account of the Colony of New South Wales and its Dependent Settlements; in Illustration of Twelve Views Engraved by W. Preston, A Convict; From Drawings taken on the Spot, by … More The Wallis Album (ca.1817-1818): Aboriginal People of Newcastle and Lake Macquarie in European Colonial Art

Lt William Sacheverell Coke and Desmond

This work is conducted in memory and respectfully honours the First Australian People, the Aboriginal People of this land. The second-in-charge of the Colony of Newcastle in 1827 was just 22 years old. Lieutenant William Sacheverell Coke is another of those early European inhabitants who kept a record of his relationships with the local Aboriginal … More Lt William Sacheverell Coke and Desmond

John Brown’s Diary

John Brown was a servant to the Scott Family during the 1820s in NSW. He kept a diary whilst in the Colony of his journey from Sydney, west towards Bathurst and to the Hunter Valley in 1824.  The diary is held at the State Library of NSW and has some interesting information about Aboriginal culture … More John Brown’s Diary

The Newcastle-Hunter Studies Symposium

NEWCASTLE / HUNTER STUDIES SYMPOSIUM Presented by the Humanities Research Institute, University of Newcastle in partnership with Newcastle Art Gallery The Newcastle Hunter Studies Symposium Friday 3 May 2013 10.00am – 4.30pm Newcastle Art Gallery Free About the Symposium Scholarship on Newcastle and the Hunter Valley, New South Wales, has the potential to illuminate national … More The Newcastle-Hunter Studies Symposium

Celebration of National Apology

Tomorrow, Wednesday 13 February 2008, will be an important day for all Australians, Indigenous and non-Indigenous. The University of Newcastle supports this day of recognition of Stolen Generations and reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples. We invite all members of the University of Newcastle community to be part of the National Apology that will be delivered by … More Celebration of National Apology