20th INTERNATIONAL ROCK ART CONGRESS IFRAO 2018

Standing on the shoulders of giants / Sulle spalle dei giganti 20th INTERNATIONAL ROCK ART CONGRESS IFRAO 2018 VALCAMONICA Darfo Boario Terme (BS) Italia 29 August – 2 September 2018 The 20th International Rock Art Conference was located in picturesque Darfo Boario Terme in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy, northern Italy. Delegates from around the … More 20th INTERNATIONAL ROCK ART CONGRESS IFRAO 2018

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

Archaeological Site Visit – 9 Watt Street Newcastle (Tattersalls)

On the afternoon of the 2nd April 2014 both Dr Ann Hardy and Gionni Di Gravio of the University of Newcastle (Australia) were invited to visit the archaeological excavations at the former Tattersalls site at 9 Watt Street Newcastle. Their guide on the tour was Tim Adams, Senior Archaeologist and Excavation Director with Umwelt (Australia) … More Archaeological Site Visit – 9 Watt Street Newcastle (Tattersalls)

University Researchers One Step Closer to Father of Australia

Researchers with the University of Newcastle’s Coal River Working Party are one step closer today to zeroing in on a buried relic laid almost two centuries ago by Governor Lachlan Macquarie, affectionately known as the ‘Father of Australia‘. The Foundation Stone to Macquarie Pier, aka The Newcastle Breakwater, was laid on a Wednesday the 5th … More University Researchers One Step Closer to Father of Australia

Penetrating Macquarie Pier Foundation Stone

Next Tuesday (13th August 2013) from around 8.30AM geophysicists from GBG Australia will begin carrying out the GPR (Ground Penetrating Radar) examination of the Newcastle Breakwater (Macquarie Pier). We hope to obtain a clearer picture of landscape below the ground at the origins of the Pier, and the possible location of the original Foundation Stone … More Penetrating Macquarie Pier Foundation Stone

National Trust Innovation and Invention in the Hunter Forum 2012

From Aboriginal ingenuity to cutting edge scientific research, the Hunter Region (Australia) has been and continues to be a leader in creativity and inventiveness. This Forum was a celebration of the people and institutions which have helped and continue to help shape the region. The Event was held in the Newcastle Town Hall on the … More National Trust Innovation and Invention in the Hunter Forum 2012

Highlights from the 2011 Hunter Heritage Network Seminar

On the 30th September 2011 the NSW Minister for Heritage and the Environment, The Hon. Robyn Parker MP addressed the Hunter Heritage Network Seminar at the University of Newcastle (Australia). The Minister was welcomed by Deputy Vice Chancellor Kevin McConkey and Mr Greg Anderson, Manager University Libraries. The Minister for Heritage Robyn Parker addressed the … More Highlights from the 2011 Hunter Heritage Network Seminar