The following is a general overview of an on-line survey investigating people’s perceptions of Newcastle’s history. The project was undertaken by UON Cultural Collections team and co-ordinated by UON student Brendan Josevski in the GLAMx Lab as part of an 80-hr social science placement. A simple 14 question survey was formulated and conducted asking the general … More Survey Report – Do You Think Newcastle’s History is Significant?
Online Version: https://www.theherald.com.au/news/local-news/5604562/stand-aside-mediocrity-heritage-is-back/ Interview on ABC1233 Drive 29 August 2018 with Paul Bevan Please note: The article below contains the original text with corrections, updates and added information provided after the opinion piece was printed. A sigh of relief could be felt across Newcastle with the Herald’s news (22/8) of the impending sale of the … More Stand aside mediocrity, heritage is back (Op-Ed)
WICKHAM SCHOOL OF ARTS By Lesley Gent A Committee was formed in December 1880 to look into the viability of a School of Arts at Wickham for the benefit of its citizens (1). With the full support of the residents a fund raising then began almost immediately after the extremely generous donation of a block … More Wickham School of Arts
A leaflet containing information regarding the conservation of Newcastle Bight, as composed by the Newcastle Bight Coalition. It proposed the establishment of a Coastal Park in order to preserve the area. The Newcastle Bight Coastal Park Coalition was formed in June 1993 as a coalition of interested groups and individuals for recognition and preservation of … More Newcastle Bight: Our Sandune Wonderland!
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
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 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