PROJECTS & COMMISSIONS

Interpretation

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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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...

2011
Port Kembla Copper Heritage Management Plan and Interpretation Strategy

Port Kembla Copper Heritage Management Plan and Interpretation Strategy



 

 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen, Mr Nicholas Jackson and Ms Robin Hedditch

Client: Port Kembla Copper

This Heritage Management Plan and Interpretation Strategy has been prepared with the objective of ensuring the ongoing protection and long term management of the former assay offices and any remaining heritage items including the precious metals stack and chimney stack base. Considers and develops a heritage curtilage for the former assay office and precious metals stack and includes...

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
Ironbark Lagoon Conservation Management Plan, Pilliga West State Conservation Area.

Ironbark Lagoon Conservation Management Plan, Pilliga West State Conservation Area.



 

 

 

 

 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Dr Susan McIntyre-Tamwoy

Client: National Parks and Wildlife and Department of Environment and Climate Change

 

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 Ironbark Lagoon Saw...

2009
 Site History and Recording of the Sawmill Site at Ironbarks Crossing Pilliga East State Conservation Area.

Site History and Recording of the Sawmill Site at Ironbarks Crossing Pilliga East State Conservation Area.



 

 

 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Dr Susan McIntyre-Tamwoy.

Client: 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 mill at Ironbarks Crossing is located in the Pilliga State Conservation Area....

2007
History Report for Heritage Interpretation Strategy: 70, 70A Great Western Highway & the Adjacent Woodford Memorial Park

History Report for Heritage Interpretation Strategy: 70, 70A Great Western Highway & the Adjacent Woodford Memorial Park



 

 

 

Author: Ms Rosemary Kerr

Client: Archaeological & Heritage Management Solutions Pty Ltd (AHMS) for Roads and Traffic Authority

This report involved the preparation of an Interpretation Strategy for 70, 70A Great Western Highway and the adjacent Memorial Park situated at Woodford in the Blue Mountains. The site incorporates an extant Night Officer's Cottage at No. 70A, the site of a former Station Master's Cottage at No. 70 and the site of a third railway...

2005-2006
There’s a War On! WWI and WWII at Home: NSW Moveable Heritage Related to the Experience of War at Home. An Assessment Model for Museums and Galleries NSW and NSW Heritage Office.

There’s a War On! WWI and WWII at Home: NSW Moveable Heritage Related to the Experience of War at Home. An Assessment Model for Museums and Galleries NSW and NSW Heritage Office.



 

 

 

Client: Museums and Galleries NSW and NSW Heritage Office

Authors: Sarah Jane Rennie of Museums and Galleries NSW and Sue Rosen

Many of the events of war time Australia have been taken for granted and few local experiences of the war at home are featured in local histories or heritage studies. The authors have created a regionally based integrated thematic and chronological narrative that allows for the broader theme of defence to...

2004

Interpretation Plan & Archival Recording for 2-6 Bridge Road, Stanmore



Authors: Julie Dinsmor, Terri McCormack and Scott Wajon 

Client: Bezzina Group

Archival Recording, history and interpretation plan for the site at 2-6 Bridge Road Stanmore, which was being demolished and a new residential building constructed. (The Meterhouse Luxury Apartments)  

2003-2004

Former British Petroleum Site, Waverton.



Authors: Sue Rosen and Emma Dortins

Advisory Services on Interpretation Planning for BP site at Waverton and it's impending conversion to public open space.

1994

A History of No.2 Stockade Cox's River



Client: Pacific Power

Authors: Christa Ludlow and Sue Rosen

History and description of Stockade No.2. The site features a number of buildings from convict huts to a hospital and commisariat store. It demonstrates characteristics of life in the convict era. The site is a place of high cultural significance because of its rarity, its associative and representative qualities relative to the convict era and because of its historic, social and scientific significance....