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Vandalism of Major Mitchell's 1830s road through the "Bloody Cutting" continues ...

Vandalism of Major Mitchell's 1830s road through the "Bloody Cutting" continues ...

It is with great sadness and frustration that we noted on our recent trip to Rydal that the destruction of the convict built road from Cox's River to Rydal contiunues. Lithgow Council has neglected to maintain the road or to...

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Unveiling of a plaque nr Rydal to honour Surveyor George Evans

On 25 November the Lithgow Branch of the National Trust unveiled a plaque near Hampton Road Rydal where Surveyor George Evans crossed the Great Dividing Range in 1813. He was the first European to do so. Paul Brunton, former curator of...

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RMS Regional Briefings

RMS Regional Briefings

Over the last couple of months RMS has been holding a series of regional briefings for its suppliers to update them on upcoming works. Sue has attended events at Lismore, Singleton and Wagga Wagga, while Sid French attended a working lunch in...

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Tour of Albury Region

Tour of Albury Region

In October 2017 it was a pleasure to explore the Albury Wodonga Region, Wodonga particularly has a fine collection of art deco housing in remarkable condition. We also visited Beechworth, Yackandah and Chiltern - beautiful towns and streetscapes well worth...

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The ICOMOS National Scientific Committee on Cultural Landscapes and Routes held its annual meeting in the Barossa Valley in November

The ICOMOS National Scientific Committee on Cultural Landscapes and Routes held its annual meeting in the Barossa Valley in November

The meeting was held to coincide with a workshop to address issues associated with the proposed Mt Loft Ranges World Heritage Listing bid as a cultural landscape. The associated events and tours brought home what a beautiful and culturally rich...

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Caroline Simpson: A Woman of Very Firm Purpose

Caroline Simpson: A Woman of Very Firm Purpose

Sue is very proud to have a chapter in the memoir published by her daughter, Louise Dobson, to honour her mother. Caroline was the initiator of arguably the most important projects ever undertaken by Sue Rosen Associates, including the books...

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Goulburn Mulwaree Heritage Study Review almost completed for public exhibition

Goulburn Mulwaree Heritage Study Review almost completed for public exhibition

The purpose of the Heritage Study is to identify, evaluate and provide conservation recommendations for items, places and precincts of heritage significance. It has been done primarily through the consolidation of existing studies and background information into one document.

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Sue Rosen is available for talks re: Plans for the Scorched Earth Japanese Invasion

Sue Rosen is available for talks re: Plans for the Scorched Earth Japanese Invasion

Find out how the Scorched Earth plans as revealed in Sue Rosen's latest book, Scorched Earth, affected your local area, what infrastructure was to be destroyed, where were you to evacuate to, how far to march in a day!

Bookings...

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Review of Gardens of History and Imagination - Sue Rosen contributor

Review of Gardens of History and Imagination - Sue Rosen contributor

Sue Rosen is a contributor to Gardens of History and Imagination: Growing New South Wales
by Gretchen Poiner and Sybil Jack (editors), published by Sydney University Press.

A review for this title can be read by following the link.

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Is Bankstown part of Western Sydney? Sue Rosen comments in the SMH

Is Bankstown part of Western Sydney? Sue Rosen comments in the SMH

Sue Rosen, who has written a book on the history of Bankstown, contributed to a recent article in The Sydney Morning Herald, "If Bankstown is no longer western Sydney, where do you draw the line?"

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Sue Rosen research used in ABC Earshot program

Sue Rosen research used in ABC Earshot program

ABC’s Earshot program 'Swamp, squat, skol: A history of Chippendale’  drew on Sue’s 1995 interview with Beverley Hunter (along with many others).

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Sue Rosen & Associates join Goulburn Mulwaree Heritage Study Review team

Sue Rosen & Associates join Goulburn Mulwaree Heritage Study Review team

Sue Rosen & Associates are part of the Barker Ryan Stewart team headed up by Lisa Wrightson to undertake the Goulburn Mulwaree Heritage Study Review with Hericon Consulting and Donald Elsmore.

Lisa and Sue met with Council’s planners on Tuesday 27...

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Bankstown has always been a hub for migrants

Bankstown has always been a hub for migrants

Sue Rosen to talk about Bankstown’s migrant history at the Royal Australian Historical Conference at Bankstown Sports Club this weekend.

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