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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Author: Liz Gorman
Client: Unearthed Archaeology & Heritage, for Sydney Water
In an increasing number of development projects, it is really important to know what is UNDER the ground during the planning phase. Sometimes that non-descript cow paddock may be harbouring traces of an old road, foundations of early colonial buildings, or indigenous relics.
Knowing what traces of history could be potentially disturbed by earthworks assists in selecting options that will present a...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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
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.
Authors: Liz Gorman and Dr Sue Rosen
Client: Unearthed Archaeology & Heritage for Sydney Water
This historic context report covered 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 the impact of the works on the heritage qualities of the area.
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 .