ALL WELCOME You are invited to a special FREE NAIDOC week screening of Biraban and Threlkeld: Finding the Third Space, the 17th and latest in the Stories of Our Town Film Series and the follow up to Fortress Newcastle. THE FILM Two years in the making, Biraban and Threlkeld: Finding the Third Space tells the story of … More Biraban and Threlkeld: Finding the Third Space Theatrical Release
This work is conducted in memory and respectfully honours the First Australian People, the Aboriginal People of this land. The Lives and Works of Rev. Lancelot Edward Threlkeld and We-pohng Birabān (John M’Gill) Compiled as reference materials for the forthcoming 2022 Documentary Film on Birabān & Threlkeld through the Stories of Our Town Series. … More The Lives & Language Work of Biraban and Threlkeld
This work is conducted in memory and respectfully honours the First Australian People, the Aboriginal People of this land. The first story comes from Threlkeld, L. E. (Lancelot Edward), 1788-1859. A key to the structure of the Aboriginal language : being an analysis of the particles used as affixes, to form the various … More Reminiscences of Biraban or M’Gill and Patty by the Rev. Lancelot Threlkeld
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.
We are very excited about receiving notification of the re-discovery of the footings of the Government farm on the former site of the Palais Royale in Hunter Street. We will be visiting the site this morning and will give updates as they come to hand. Here are three artistic representations by Joseph Lycett and Sir … More Remains of the Government Farm Re-discovered