PROJECTS & COMMISSIONS

The following projects involved research into the theme of:

Education

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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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.

 

2006
Trinity Grammar Oral History Program.

Trinity Grammar Oral History Program.



 

 

Historian/Interviewer: Dr Sue Rosen

This project was undertaken in preparation for a history of Trinity Grammar.

2006
Heritage Impact Statement - 62-74 Canley Vale Road and 19-21 Phelps Street, Canley Vale - Proposed Mixed Commercial & Residential Development at in the vicinity of Heritage Item, Canley Vale Public School Teacher's Residence.

Heritage Impact Statement - 62-74 Canley Vale Road and 19-21 Phelps Street, Canley Vale - Proposed Mixed Commercial & Residential Development at in the vicinity of Heritage Item, Canley Vale Public School Teacher's Residence.



 

Author: Rosemary Kerr

The objective of this Heritage Impact Statement is to examine the impact of the construction of a multi-storey mixed commercial and residential development on the site now occupied by 62-74 Canley Vale Road and 19-21 Phelps Street, Canley Vale on the heritage item at 94 Canley Vale Road, being the former teacher's residence at Canley Vale Public School.

2006
Heritage Impact Statement: Crown Street Public School, Surry Hills.

Heritage Impact Statement: Crown Street Public School, Surry Hills.



 

 

Author: Emma Dortins

Client: NSW Department of Commerce

The object of this Heritage Impact Statement is to examine the impact of the proposed demolition of a disused toilet block, known as Block E, located in the rear south eastern corner of the school grounds, and the resurfacing of the area in bitumen for its incorporation into the playground, on heritage values of the Crown Street Public School and its capacity to contribute to...

2003-2005

Beecroft Childrens Library - Giving the Gift of Reading 1942 - 1998.



Author: Emma Dortins

This short history is a tribute to the efforts of all the volunteers involved throughout the library’s life of more than half a century. With interest and guidance from their mentors, including those in the Children’s Library and Craft Movement, the library’s voluntary committee and their auxiliary, mothers, friends, husbands and patrons, provided several generations of local children with a golden...

2003

Former Camden Gasworks - Site History 1910 - 1971.



Author: Nicole Secomb

Client: Department of Commerce on behalf of the Department of Education

A detailed chronology of the physical development and land tenure history associated with the Camden Gas Works was compiled and presented with plans and photographs.

2002

Conservation Plan: The University of Sydney Grounds Conservation Plan.



Authors: Michael Pearson, Duncan Marshall, Donald Ellsmore, Val Attenbrow, Sue Rosen, Rosemary Kerr and Chris Betteridge

Client: University of Sydney

This Conservation Plan documents the various aspects of heritage significance within the grounds of the University of Sydney, develops policies to guide the conservation and management of those grounds and proposes strategies to implement those policies in the longer term.

1999

Heritage Study: Drill Hall at Ashfield Boys' High School, Liverpool Road, Ashfield.



Authors: David Sheedy, Rosemary Kerr and Sue Rosen

Client: NSW Department of Public Works

The authors of this report were commissioned by the NSW Department of Public Works and Services to prepare a Heritage Assessment of the Drill Hall at the Ashfield Boys’ High School. The study was to incorporate an evaluation of the heritage significance of the building and to propose strategies for conserving any historically significant aspects of...

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1999

Historic Context Report: St Joseph's School and St Joseph's Domestic Science School at Mount Street, North Sydney.



Client: Jackson, Teece, Chesterman Willis

Author: Mary Sparke

Historical research to inform an assessment of the cultural significance of St Joseph's School and St Joseph's Domestic Science School at Mount Street, North Sydney.

1996

Bankstown: A Sense of Identity, Hale & Iremonger, Sydney, 1996.



Author: Sue Rosen

Bankstown: A sense of identity explores how an area came to be the place it is today: culturally, economically and physically. It's a book to be read, used and enjoyed by students, residents (old and new) and planners; helping all to understand the area and society in which they live, work and play. Bankstown: A sense of identity can be used to help plan the future by maintaining links with its...

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