PROJECTS & COMMISSIONS

The following projects involved research into the theme of:

Defence

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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2014
Heritage Impact Statement for the Steele Military Bridge over Berowra Creek

Heritage Impact Statement for the Steele Military Bridge over Berowra Creek



 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Dr Sid French

Client: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service

This heritage impact statement examined the heriatge impact and advised on the addition of safety rails to the bridge.

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...

2008

In their own voice: using oral history to provide personal context to thematic studies.



Paper presented at There's a War On! Collections, sites and stories related to WWI and WWII - Museums & Galleries NSW, NSW Heritage Office and Central West Heritage Network, Albury Museum Library

2007
The development of a thematic study of moveable heritage related to WWI and WWII activities and sites in NSW

The development of a thematic study of moveable heritage related to WWI and WWII activities and sites in NSW



 

 

 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Client: Museums & Galleries NSW and NSW Heritage Office

Paper presented at There's a War On! Collections, sites and stories related to WWI and WWII - Museums & Galleries NSW, NSW Heritage Office and Central West Heritage Network, J T Pridham Conference Centre, Cowra.

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...

2005
Heritage Significance of  NSW pre-1948 Concrete Beam Bridges in Sydney, South West and Southern RTA Regions, BRW and HAAH for RTA.

Heritage Significance of NSW pre-1948 Concrete Beam Bridges in Sydney, South West and Southern RTA Regions, BRW and HAAH for RTA.



 

 

 

 

Authors: Sue Rosen and Sid French

This study has examined the bridges in the group, assessed them and generated a ranking table which categorises them as of State, Local or of No Heritage, or Demolished. Rankings were carried out in accordance with the criteria of the State Heritage Council, allowing them to gain significance by dint of a broad range of technical, historical, social and aesthetic yardsticks. 

2004

Sydney Region Heritage Studies: Liverpool RTA Sub-Region, Phase I.



Authors: Emma Dortins and Sue Rosen, Historians and Heritage Consultants

Client: The Roads and Traffic Authority (RTA) Environment Branch

This heritage study of the Liverpool Sub-Region of Sydney aim to identify potential heritage items in RTA control for inclusion in the Heritage and Conservation Register under Section 170 of the NSW Heritage Act.

2004

Heritage Assessment of RTA controlled Pre 1948 Concrete Slab and Arch Bridges.



Authors: Sue Rosen and Sid French

This study has examined the bridges in the group, assessed them and generated a ranking table which categorises them as of State, Local or of No Heritage, or Demolished. Rankings were carried out in accordance with the criteria of the State Heritage Council, allowing them to gain significance by dint of a broad range of technical, historical, social and aesthetic yardsticks. 

1997

Historic Context Report: Forest Lodge Drill Hall



Authors: Rosemary Kerr and Sue Rosen

Client: Jackson Teece Chesterman and Willis

Historic Context Report and chronology for Forest Lodge Drill Hall and surrounding area

The expansion of the armed forces which resulted from the introduction of compulsory military training, coupled with the outbreak of World War I. As early as 1914, the commander of the 26th Infantry Regiment complained that a lack of space...

1997

Conservation Plan: Defence Department Properties at 2D Frenchman’s Road, Randwick.



Authors: Sue Rosen and Beverley Johnson

Client: Jackson Teece Chesterman Willis Consultants Pty Ltd for Department of Defence

Conservation Management Plan to identify and understand the cultural significance of the site and buildings at 2D Frenchmans Road, Randwick for determination of its future use. The stone walls are probably part of the house indicated on the 1856 plan are the remains of one of the earliest...