PROJECTS & COMMISSIONS

The following projects involved research into the theme of:

Regional Development

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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2013
Heritage Assessment of 52 Tower Street, Panania

Heritage Assessment of 52 Tower Street, Panania



 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Client: Bankstown City Council

A Heritage Assessment of an original general and produce store  store with attached residence dating from c.1900 and the area's rural past.

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
Heritage Review - East Hills Rail Corridor Business Centres - Final Report

Heritage Review - East Hills Rail Corridor Business Centres - Final Report



 

 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Mr Nick Jackson

Client: Bankstown City Council

The Bankstown City Council is currently preparing Local Area Plans (LAPs) to identify the specific changes and improvements required for suburbs in the East Hills LGA, as part of its long term planning. The objectives of this assessment are to:

  • Investigate the historical and heritage values of the area
  • Undertake detailed research on potential heritage items identified by Council to ascertain their significance
  • Prepare statements...
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.

 

2008
Assessment of Heritage Significance of 34 Bridges for RTA.

Assessment of Heritage Significance of 34 Bridges for RTA.



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Authors: Dr Sid French (Worley Parsons) Dr Sue Rosen, Ms Emma Dortins, Ms Rosemary Kerr, Ms Julia Kensey, (Sue Rosen and Associates) 

Client: Roads and Traffic Authority

This project was an extensionof earlier heritage assessments of RTA owned and/or controlled concrete bridges across the state undertaken by Worley Parsons in association Sue Rosen & Associates, then trading as HAAH ( heritage Assessment And History).  It involved a a survey of each brige, historical research, heritage...

2007 - 2008
Review of Potential Items of State Heritage Significance in the Newcastle Local Government Area.

Review of Potential Items of State Heritage Significance in the Newcastle Local Government Area.



 

 

 

Authors: Ms Emma Dortins, Ms Rosemary Kerr, Ms Julia Kensy, Dr Sue Rosen

Client: Newcastle City Council and NSW Heritage Office

The objectives of this study can be summarised as follows:

  • to review the exisitng listings for the items on the Newcastle HeritageInventory, along with previous heritage studies where available and other information where necessary
  • where it was considered that an item demonstrated heritage significance at a State level, to prepare a nomination to the State Heritage...
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...

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...

2006
Heritage Impact Statement - 350 Annangrove Road, Rouse Hill

Heritage Impact Statement - 350 Annangrove Road, Rouse Hill



 

 

 

Author: Emma Dortins

The objective of this Heritage Impact Statement is to examine the impact of the proposed development of a hotel and associated car parking facilities at 350 Annangrove Road, Rouse Hill, on the heritage values of the Rouse Hill House Estate. 350 Annangrove Road is within the visual catchment of Rouse Hill House Estate and plays a part in significant views to and from the estate.

2006
Historic Context and Archaeological Potential Report for the Hume Highway 2006 Duplication. Southern Section: Yarra Yarra and Woomargama-Mullengandra Study Areas, for Archaeological & Heritage Management Solutions Pty Ltd (AHMS), for the Roads and Traffic

Historic Context and Archaeological Potential Report for the Hume Highway 2006 Duplication. Southern Section: Yarra Yarra and Woomargama-Mullengandra Study Areas, for Archaeological & Heritage Management Solutions Pty Ltd (AHMS), for the Roads and Traffic



 

 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen, Emma Dortins and Kathryn Squires, Historian

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

The object of this report is to describe the thematic context of the area and identify the heritage significance of the lines of road. The report describes pastoral expansion into the area, the building of the road in the study area and development in the study area.