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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Monday, 9 November 2020
Tim Smith OAM, Director Operations at Heritage NSW dives into this compelling national wartime story with ABC Conversations’ Richard Fidler.
Lest We Forget
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.
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.
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.
The Conversation: Why heritage protection is about how people use places not just their their architecture and history.
Thursday, 9 July 2020
It's people that make some places important.
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.