PROJECTS & COMMISSIONS

The following projects involved research into the theme of:

Aboriginal History & Culture

Over 28 years we have undertaken commissions and projects across across the gamut of history and heritage practise. These relate to a variety of historical themes, heritage issues and for a variety of purposes in a variety of formats. Please click on one of the thematic, regional or outcome subheadings to see the projects that we have undertaken. We like to be challenged, we like new ideas and to address methodological issues to produce results that are effective, meaningful and reach the intended audience with ease.

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2015
Statement of Due Diligence 25 Rynan Avenue Edmondson Park

Statement of Due Diligence 25 Rynan Avenue Edmondson Park



 

Authors: Dr Steve Brown and Dr Sue Rosen

Client: P.S Graham & Associates

This report assesses the liklihood of evidence of Aboriginal occupation being found on this site proposed for sub-division.

2013
Wiradjurie Links to Landscape and Culture - Mid-Murrumbidgee Valley Landscape Oral History

Wiradjurie Links to Landscape and Culture - Mid-Murrumbidgee Valley Landscape Oral History



 

 

 

Authors/Creators: Dr Sue Rosen and Dr Jessica Tyrell,

Client: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service

The Wiradjuri connection to Mid Murrumbidgee Valley National Park precincts in the area stretching 100km from Narrandera to near Darlington Point is the focus of this project. The park lies within traditional lands of the Wiradjuri people and contemporary Aboriginal communities maintain strong links with the park through visitation and are also involved in ongoing conservation works and the management...

2012-2013
The Reuben and Gwen Brown Story: Jerringa Elders of the Illawarra

The Reuben and Gwen Brown Story: Jerringa Elders of the Illawarra



 

 

Authors: Mr Reuben and Mrs Gwen Brown with Dr Sue Rosen

Client: The Stockland Group

A family history/biography workshopped with Reuben and Gwen. Sue Rosen supported them in the writing process in the roles of historian, co-author and editor.

2011-2012
Murray River Red Gum Forests Oral History and Non-Indigenous Interpretation Resource Project.

Murray River Red Gum Forests Oral History and Non-Indigenous Interpretation Resource Project.



 

 

 

Client: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, Office of Environment and Heritage

Authors/Creators: Dr Sue Rosen (Historian), Dr Jessica Tyrell (Video Producer)

This project involved  the synthesis of a vast array of disparate material to identify significant places and the relationship of local people to them. They include timber getting and  milling sites, and pastoral properties. Following from the research phase various narratives were prepared as a resource for use by interpretation specialists. The...

2009
Wombo Sawmill Conservation Management Plan, Pilliga West State Conservation Area.

Wombo Sawmill Conservation Management Plan, Pilliga West State Conservation Area.



 

 

 

 

 

 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Dr Susan McIntyre-Tamwoy

Client: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service

This study was commissioned in February 2009 by the Baradine Office of the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS), which is part of the Department of Environment and Climate Change (DECC). The Baradine office of NPWS manages a number of reserves associated with the Pilliga Forest. The site of Wombo Saw Mill is located in the Pilliga...

2009
Uralla Shire Council - Community Based Heritage Study and Context Report.

Uralla Shire Council - Community Based Heritage Study and Context Report.



 

 

 

 

 

 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Client: Uralla Shire Council

Uralla Community Based Heritage Study: This Community Based approach enabled extensive meetings, discussions, workshops and collection of relevant information and heritage material from the community.

 

2007
Aboriginal Bibliography and Archive, Yengo and Lower Hunter, 1788 - 1950.

Aboriginal Bibliography and Archive, Yengo and Lower Hunter, 1788 - 1950.



 

 

 

Compilers: Dr Sue Rosen, Ms Emma Dortins, Ms Rosemary Kerr and Ms Tanya Gurnett

Client: National Parks and Wildlife Services

Heritage Assessment And History (HAAH), was commissioned in 2004 by the Department of Infrastructure Planning and Natural Resources to create a database and archive of documents pertinent to the histories of the Aboriginal peoples of the Hunter/Central Rivers Coastal Region for the period 1788 to 1850. The focus was to be on original documents...

2006
Architectural Investigation at Lake Macquarie

Architectural Investigation at Lake Macquarie



 

 

Authors: Archaeological & Heritage Management Solutions (AHMS),

Historical Investigation of Archaeological Potential of Site and Buildings Associated with Threlkeld's 2nd Mission to the Aborigines on Lake Macquarie.

2005

Aboriginal Bibliography and Archive, Southern Coastal Rivers Region, 1788-1850.



 

 

Authors: Sue Rosen, Gina Dolphin and Emma Dortins

Client: Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources

Heritage Assessment And History (HAAH), was commissioned in 2004 by the Department of Infrastructure Planning and Natural Resources to create a database and archive of documents pertinent to the histories of the Aboriginal peoples of the Southern Coastal Region for the period 1788 to 1850. The focus was to be on original documents and first hand accounts,...

2005

Aboriginal Bibliography and Archive, Northern Coastal Rivers Region, 1788-1850.



 

 

Authors: Sue Rosen, Gina Dolphin and Emma Dortins

Client: Department of Natural Resources

Heritage Assessment And History (HAAH), was commissioned in 2004 by the Department of Infrastructure Planning and Natural Resources to create a database and archive of documents pertinent to the histories of the Aboriginal peoples of the Northern Coastal Region for the period 1788 to 1850. The focus was to be on original documents and first hand accounts, rather than on...