What is the aim of the Project? To archaeologically survey, document and verify the location of the Sturt expedition’s (1844-1846) underground room at Depot Glen, near Milparinka. What is the “Underground Room”? The “underground room” is a subterranean bunker dug out by Sturt’s expedition team in 1845 to escape the heat of the summer, and … More The Quest for Sturt’s “Underground Room” (1845)
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?
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 ensure that historic buildings and urban areas of special quality are conserved. To ensure the provision of adequate open space in urban areas. To protect distinctive landscapes. … More Newcastle East: Hunter 2000: Supplement No. 2 – 1974
ABC Newcastle (Newcastle) Day Shift -18/03/2008 – 02:00 PM Presenter: Carol Duncan Producer: Jeannette McMahon Interviewee: Gionni Di Gravio, Archivist, Newcastle University Newcastle University Archivist Gionni Di Gravio discusses the soon to be released Coal River Precinct Walk, the draft plan of management for the Coal River Precinct, and its implications for the future of … More Coal River Precinct – One of Nation’s Prime Sites