Sketches of New South Wales by Robert Perrott, 1857-1895

The following sketches by artist (Draughtsman) Robert Issell Perrott (1822-1895)are part of a collection held at the State Library of NSW (PXA 1350). The collection is not digitised, however the following images were photographed in 2012 for research purposes by Ann Hardy. Perrott was a sketcher, clerk of the peace, and farmer. He was also … More Sketches of New South Wales by Robert Perrott, 1857-1895

‘Novelist draws on city’s deep and more recent past for thrilling inspiration’

Antoinette Holm has published two works of fiction that draw upon the texture of Newcastle life, its history and heritage, to create a riveting and exciting series about an ordinary woman from Newcastle who gets caught up in corruption and political intrigue. Antoinette lived in Newcastle from 1994 to 2007 and during that time the … More ‘Novelist draws on city’s deep and more recent past for thrilling inspiration’

The Newcastle-Hunter Studies Symposium

NEWCASTLE / HUNTER STUDIES SYMPOSIUM Presented by the Humanities Research Institute, University of Newcastle in partnership with Newcastle Art Gallery The Newcastle Hunter Studies Symposium Friday 3 May 2013 10.00am – 4.30pm Newcastle Art Gallery Free About the Symposium Scholarship on Newcastle and the Hunter Valley, New South Wales, has the potential to illuminate national … More The Newcastle-Hunter Studies Symposium

Coal River Precinct – One of Nation’s Prime Sites

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

Celebration of National Apology

Tomorrow, Wednesday 13 February 2008, will be an important day for all Australians, Indigenous and non-Indigenous. The University of Newcastle supports this day of recognition of Stolen Generations and reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples. We invite all members of the University of Newcastle community to be part of the National Apology that will be delivered by … More Celebration of National Apology