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The Willandra Lake Reburial Project 2021

Tuesday, 12 October 2021

Public consultation on the Willandra Lake Reburial Project 2021 - an update

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Call out for Blue Plaque nominations through local MPs and MLCs

Friday, 10 September 2021

Local Members of Parliament and Members of the Legislative Council are putting the call out to their communities to provide suggestions on sites which represent a significant story, person or event.

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Coffs Harbour Jetty listed on the State Heritage Register

Friday, 25 June 2021

This rare surviving jetty was the longest coastal timber jetty built in the late 19th Century during a key period of shipping transportation in NSW.

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WWII aeroplane hangar at Tocumwal listed on the State Heritage Register

Friday, 25 June 2021

Built in 1942 this stunning WWII aeroplane hangar at what was then ‘McIntyre Field’, was used to store and maintain B-24 Liberator bomber aircraft.

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Nimbo Creek Common declared an Aboriginal Place

Friday, 25 June 2021

Nimbo Creek Common has been declared an Aboriginal Place for its importance as a traditional place of teaching and maintaining cultural practices for the local Brungle and Tumut Aboriginal community.

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Goulburn Jewish Cemetery listed on the State Heritage Register

Friday, 25 June 2021

Over the last forty years the Goulburn Jewish Cemetery has been cared for and maintained by the Sydney Jewish community and the Goulburn community working in collaboration.

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Harris Creek Rail Bridge listed on the State Heritage Register

Friday, 25 June 2021

Harris Creek Rail Bridge is one of the last remaining elements of the Liverpool-to-Holsworthy Military Railway and a reminder of the area’s time as part of the WWI wartime infrastructure.

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Balls Head Coal Loader Complex listed on the State Heritage Register

Friday, 18 June 2021

The Balls Head Coal Loader Complex at Waverton is one of the first and longest operating shore-based coal loading facilities in Sydney Harbour.

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NSW Government Blue Plaques program announced

Saturday, 12 June 2021

Blue Plaques is part of a $5 million program funded by the NSW Government to inspire community engagement and celebration of many remarkable places, people and stories across NSW.

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MLC Building (former) North Sydney listing on the State Heritage Register

Wednesday, 2 June 2021

The NSW Government has announced the decision to list the MLC Building (former) on the State Heritage Register following a review from the Independent Planning Commission.

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2021-23 Heritage Grants recipients announced

Friday, 21 May 2021

$5.5 million has been awarded in the latest round of the NSW Government Heritage Grants program.

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Picturesque Newcastle Recreation Reserve listed on the State Heritage Register

Friday, 21 May 2021

With its spectacular ocean views the reserve is significant for its Aboriginal, colonial, geological, environmental, military and recreational values.