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Podcast: Sydney Under Attack

Monday, 31 May 2021

31 May 2021 marks 79 years since three Japanese Type A midget submarines crept into Sydney Harbour. Learn more about the midget submarine raid and the ongoing management of M24 with new six-part podcast by Aski Live Media and Heritage NSW.

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1893 shipwreck Buster uncovered on Mid North Coast

Wednesday, 14 April 2021

Most of the Buster shipwreck became exposed in early April 2021 after extensive flooding and storms scoured the foreshore of the Woolgoolga region. This is not something you see every day! Naturally the exposed wreck attracted a lot of public and media interest. Learn more about the exposed Buster and how members of the public can help protect it.

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Why heritage is as much about the future as the past

Monday, 8 March 2021

Heritage has long been associated with ‘the past’ and understood as a preoccupation of those who – through nostalgia-tinted glasses – see that past as something to preserve over the possibilities of the future. A new series of Melbourne MicroCerts in Urban Culture and Heritage seeks to challenge this vision of heritage.

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NSW Heritage Grants helping to protect our heritage

Tuesday, 16 February 2021

One of Inverell Shire's oldest buildings, the original station store at Kings Plains has been restored to its former glory thanks to a heritage grant.

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Sydney Sentinel: The Metro Theatre gets stately status

Friday, 18 December 2020

After eighty-one years of standing proudly in Orwell Street, the landmark Kings Cross theatre, the Metro/Minerva, is finally on the State Heritage Register.

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ABC Radio: Night of the midget subs - Sydney under attack

Monday, 9 November 2020

Tim Smith OAM, Director Operations at Heritage NSW dives into this compelling national wartime story with ABC Conversations’ Richard Fidler.

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The Conversation: When it comes to heritage, family history trumps museums

Tuesday, 20 October 2020

An Australian survey showing how heritage — collections, buildings, archaeological sites, cultural traditions and other intangible traces of the past — matters in different ways to different people.

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ABC online: Mount Gilead Homestead State Heritage Listed

Friday, 4 September 2020

The Mount Gilead Estate sits on 150 hectares of land south of Campbelltown and has been gazetted by the state government after its significance to both colonial and Indigenous history was highlighted in 2016.

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Camden-Narellan Advertiser article: Mount Gilead Estate added to State Heritage Register

Friday, 4 September 2020

This historic Mount Gilead Estate was officially added to the State Heritage Register this week. The property, located along Appin Road at Gilead, south of Rosemeadow, has a considerable Indigenous and colonial significance.

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Newcastle Herald: Heritage Council of NSW approves planned restoration of Newcastle's Victoria Theatre

Wednesday, 8 July 2020

The Heritage Council of NSW has given its approval to the planned restoration of Newcastle's Victoria Theatre.

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ABC Radio: Wollongbar II Shipwreck

Monday, 29 June 2020

Heritage NSW's role in shipwreck management and protecting war graves at sea in NSW.