PROJECTS & COMMISSIONS

Over 31 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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June 2017
Heritage Impact Statement for 51-57 Sutherland Road, Cheltenham

Heritage Impact Statement for 51-57 Sutherland Road, Cheltenham



 The proposal for development on Lot 923 DP 752028 included;

•  Demolition of the existing fibro residence, elevated from ground on a brick & concrete- rendered

foundation level which contains a single-car garage;

•  Demolition of free-standing fibro outbuilding;

•  Removal of a number of trees;

•  Subdivision of Lot 923 into five residential lots and 1 community lot (driveway/access road);

•  Construction of residences on five of the new lots;

•  Construction of driveway into the...

2019
Thompson Square Windsor Aboriginal Connections Oral History

Thompson Square Windsor Aboriginal Connections Oral History



 

 

 

Oral Historian: Dr Sue Rosen

Client: Wolfpeak for RMS

Consulted with the Windsor Aboriginal Community to identify informants and undertook interviews with community members re: their connection to the Hawkesbury, Windsor and Thompson for Windsor Bridge interpretation project.

2019
The Cammeraygal of Neutral Bay

The Cammeraygal of Neutral Bay



 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Client: Cultural Heritage Connections

This history of the  Cammeraygal people was commissioned to serve as a background and context for archaeological investigations in the area. 

Radiometric dating of a site in Cammeray, has placed Aboriginal people living in the Neutral Bay area from at least 5,800 BP.  This was the country of the Cammeraygal, who were still in occupancy in 1788 when British colonization was initiated. Neutral Bay Public School is...

2019
Meridian Hotel Interpretation Strategy

Meridian Hotel Interpretation Strategy



 

 

 

Authors: Liz Gorman, Dr. Roy Lumby & Dr. Sue Rosen

Client: Thomas Hotels

Hurstville's Meridian Hotel has been presiding over Forest Road since it opened as the White Horse Hotel, in July 1927. In celebration of its opening, publican Samuel Wallington put on an open bar for the first two hours; serving up 600 gallons of beer - which roughly equates to 2727 litres or 6418 schooners!

Comissioned by Tooth and Co, the imposing...

2019
Heritage Impact Statement for Arncliffe Park

Heritage Impact Statement for Arncliffe Park



 

 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Vanessa Hardy

Client: Bayside Council

This HIS comments on the heritage impact of the installation of synthetic football field in the location of the existing grass football field in Arncliffe Park which is a listed heritage item on the Bayside Council LEP. The proposal will involve the raising of the field for the installation of stormwater...

2019
Experiment Farm, James Ruse Reserve and Hambledon Cottage Reserve Aboriginal  Due Diligence

Experiment Farm, James Ruse Reserve and Hambledon Cottage Reserve Aboriginal Due Diligence



 

 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen, Dr Alan Williams, Liz Gorman and Megan Brennand

Client: Parramatta City Council

This Aboriginal Due Diligence Assessment was to assess the impact of the proposed remediation of asbestos contaminated areas in parts of Experiment Farm Reserve, portions of James Ruse Reserve & Hambledon Cottage Reserve, Parramatta 

 

2019
Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment for 35 Haddon Ridge Road, Wilberforce

Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment for 35 Haddon Ridge Road, Wilberforce



 

 

Authors: Andrew Crisp and Daniel Claggert of Ecological Australia

Client: Barker Ryan Stewart

This assessment was undertaken to assess the likelihood of an impact on Aboriginal cultural heritage resources with the subdivision of the property and residential development.

2019
Nepean Tunnell Culvert Diversion Contextural History

Nepean Tunnell Culvert Diversion Contextural History



 

 

Authors: Liz Gorman and Dr Sue Rosen

Client: Unearthed Archaeology & Heritage for Sydney Water

This historic context report coverred the period from the D'harrawal's sole occupancy to contemporary times, including the industrial heritage of the site. It was to inform an assessment of te impact of the works on th heritage qualities of the area.

2019
Heritage Impact Statement Experiment Farm Reserve, portions of James Ruse Reserve & Hambledon Cottage Reserve, Parramatta

Heritage Impact Statement Experiment Farm Reserve, portions of James Ruse Reserve & Hambledon Cottage Reserve, Parramatta



 

 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen, Liz Gorman, Bridget San Miguel and Graham Wilson of Extent Heritage

Client: Parramatta City Council

This  Assessment was to assess the impact of the proposed remediation of asbestos contaminated areas in parts of Experiment Farm Reserve, portions of James Ruse Reserve & Hambledon Cottage Reserve, Parramatta .

 

2019
Menangle Wate Water Archaeological Assessment Historic Context Report

Menangle Wate Water Archaeological Assessment Historic Context Report



 

 

 

Author: Liz Gorman

Client: Unearethed archaeology & Heritage for Sydney Water

This historic context report was commissioned to inform an assessment of the archaeological potential of an area is under consideration as a site for the laying of a new system of waste water piping running...

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