Coal River Precinct National Nomination (revised 2017)

A revised ‘Coal River Precinct’ National Nomination was submitted today by the UON’s Hunter Living Histories Initiative after the Minister for the Environment and Energy called for nominations for the assessment period 2017-18. Nominations have been submitted to have ‘Coal River’ nationally recognised since 2007. ┬áThe nomination contains┬ásubstantial historical evidence required to prove that the … More Coal River Precinct National Nomination (revised 2017)

Newcastle Rejected From Nation’s Story

To: The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Member for Flinders Minister for the Environment Dear Minister Greg Hunt, The University of Newcastle’s Coal River Working Party recently submitted a nomination for Newcastle’s Coal River (Mulubinba) & Government Domain for assessment by the Australian Heritage Council. The rejection letter(s) were incorrectly addressed twice and we are very … More Newcastle Rejected From Nation’s Story

Newcastle’s 7000 Years of Achievements Before The Commonwealth

To co-incide with the spectacular Treasures of Newcastle from the Macquarie Era exhibition, currently on display at the Newcastle Art Gallery, the University’s Coal River Working Party has submitted a nomination for national recognition for Newcastle’s 7000 years of historic achievements to the Commonwealth of Australia. Newcastle’s birthplace, the Coal River (Mulubinba) and Government Doman … More Newcastle’s 7000 Years of Achievements Before The Commonwealth

National Nomination for Newcastle 2012

The letter above was received this morning from Mr Peter Graham A/Director Heritage Reform and Shipwrecks dated 4 July 2012, and incorrectly addressed to “Dr Erik Eklund” notifying him that the Australian Heritage Council did not consider Coal River (Mulubinba) and Government Domain Newcastle a priority for assessment in 2012-2013 for inclusion on the National … More National Nomination for Newcastle 2012