PROJECTS & COMMISSIONS

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 Significance: 20 Helen Street Sefton

Heritage Significance: 20 Helen Street Sefton



 

 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen, Historian and Heritage Consultant

Client: Bankstown City Council

20 Helen Street, Sefton - it's a Rarity in the Bankstown LGA

This cottage had been identified in a 2011 study as being of local heritage significance under heritage criteria. The purpose of the study was to assess the rarity or otherwise of the cottage at 20 Helen Street, Sefton. A literature review was carried out that related to the development of Bankstown...

2013
Statement of Heritage Impact: Adaptation and Reuse of the 205m Chimney Stack at Port Kembla Copper

Statement of Heritage Impact: Adaptation and Reuse of the 205m Chimney Stack at Port Kembla Copper



 

 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Client: Stack 360 Pty Ltd

The objective of this Heritage Impact Statement is to assess the impact of the subdivision of Lot 21 DP 546139, the tourism reuse proposal, on the heritage significance of the 205m main stack at Port Kembla Copper and on the adjacent heritage listed former school. 

2012-2013
Lane Cove Heritage Study Photographic Review

Lane Cove Heritage Study Photographic Review



 

 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Mr Martin Pickrell

Client: Lane Cove Council

This study involved a review of some 300 items from the built environment listed on the Lane Cove heritage schedule. All places were visited rephotographed and recomendations regarding the appropriateness of their listing given changes since the original study. 

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.

2012
Politics, Passions and Policies: Experiment Farm Cottage, Parramatta and Australia's Oldest House Debate

Politics, Passions and Policies: Experiment Farm Cottage, Parramatta and Australia's Oldest House Debate



 

 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Paper presented at: The inaugural conference of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies, Gothenburg – Re-Theorizing Heritage 2012 - Dynamics of heritage management and the ‘art’ of negotiation.

Image: Dr Wilson's house at Maidapur, 1793 showing manny design features in common with Experiment Farm cottage, Parramatta NSW. [British Library]

2012
Heritage Impact Statement for Three Lavatory Blocks in Cooks Park, Rockdale LGA

Heritage Impact Statement for Three Lavatory Blocks in Cooks Park, Rockdale LGA



 

 

Authors: Mr Nick Jackson, Heritage Consultant and Mr Martin Pickrell, Architect

Client: Rockdale City Council

The objective of this report is to assess the heritage impact of the upgrading of three post c.1970 public lavatories within Cook Park, which is listed as an item of environmental heritage in Schedule 5 of the Rockdale Local Environment Plan 2011.

2012
Heritage Impact Statement: 33 Rossmore Avenue, Rossmore

Heritage Impact Statement: 33 Rossmore Avenue, Rossmore



 

 

Authors: Mr Nick Jackson, Heritage Consultant, Mr Martin Pickrell, Architect and Dr Sue Rosen, Historian and Heritage Consultant

Client: David Chan

The objective of this Heritage Impact Staement is to review the plans for proposed development, a site inspection and an assessment of the proposal considering the owner's requirements, site conditions, semi-rural context, neighbouring developments and the identified cultural heritage values of the Belfield Farm Group of heritage items.

2012
Heritage Impact Statement: 16 Douglas Street, Clovelly

Heritage Impact Statement: 16 Douglas Street, Clovelly



 

 

Authors: Mr Nick Jackson, Archaeologist and Heritage Consultant, Mr Martin Pickrell, Architect and Heritage Consultant and Dr Sue Rosen, Historian and Heritage Consultant 

Client:  John Jabbour

The objective of this Heritage Impact Statement is to examine and advise on the heritage issues relating to the proposed demolition of the cottage at No. 16 Douglas Street, Clovelly. This cottage is listed as a heritage item of local significance and is subject to the...

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
North West Bankstown European Heritage Assessment Report.

North West Bankstown European Heritage Assessment Report.



 

 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Mr Nick Jackson

Client: Bankstown City Council

Heritage Assessment of nominated properties in Sefton and Chester Hill. 

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

  • Identify if there are any significant items;
  • Prepare Statements of heritage significance and appropriate recommendations for...