On the 20th February 2012 a ceremony was held at the Newcastle Art Gallery to unveil the Wallis Album. The Wallis Album was compiled by Captain James Wallis, who was Commandant of the Newcastle penal settlement from June 1816 to December 1818. Of the 35 works, the album features many by convict artist Joseph Lycett … More Unveiling the Wallis Album
Dr Jim Wafer is a member of the Endangered Languages Documentation, Theory and Application (ELDTA) group at the University of Newcastle, Australia, and has worked with Australian Aboriginal languages for the past 35 years. He is currently collaborating with Professor Hilary Carey on an edition of Lancelot Threlkeld’s translations into the Hunter River-Lake Macquarie language. … More Dr Jim Wafer – On the Hunter River – Lake Macquarie language.
On the 28th June 2011 at 10.30am the NSW Minister for Heritage, Robyn Parker, joined the Dean of Christ Church Cathedral, the Very Reverend Dr James Rigney and Newcastle City Council Lord Mayor, John Tate to announce Newcastle’s Christ Church Cathedral’s official listing on the New South Wales State Heritage Register. The site’s history is … More Christ Church Cathedral on NSW Heritage Register