PROJECTS & COMMISSIONS

These projects involved research into the history and development of the following region:

South East

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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2015
Structural Engineering Component for CMP for Bridge over Shoalhaven River at Nowra

Structural Engineering Component for CMP for Bridge over Shoalhaven River at Nowra



 

 

Author: Dr. Sid French

Client: Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation

Provided:

  • Information on the physical condition of the bridge including any modifications and addition of non-original fabric. 
  • Advice on adaptive reuse or conservation of the structures and the maintenance implications of these options.
  • Advice on policies and requirements for care and conservation of fabric.
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. 

2005

Aboriginal Bibliography and Archive, Southern Coastal Rivers Region, 1788-1850.



 

 

Authors: Sue Rosen, Gina Dolphin and Emma Dortins

Client: Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources

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 Southern Coastal Region for the period 1788 to 1850. The focus was to be on original documents and first hand accounts,...

2005

Aboriginal Bibliography and Archive, Southern Region, 1788-1850



Client: Department of Infrastructure Planning and Natural Resources

Authors: Sue Rosen, Gina Dolphin and Emma Dortins

This Filemakerpro database and archive is a research tool that is intended to facilitate access to primary source documents relevant to the Aboriginal history of the Southern Coalstal region of NSW. The focus was on original documents and first hand accounts, there are 493 entries with attached PDFs of documents. it is searchable by key words,...

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. 

2000

Heritage Impact Statement for 36-44 Ocean Street, Bondi.



Authors: Rosemary Kerr, Historian, Jill Sheppard, Heritage Architect and Sue Rosen, Historian

The objective of this Heritage Assessment is to examine the heritage significance of 36-44 Ocean Street North, Bondi with regard to the links between the site and significant cultural or historical events at a local, state or national level.

1999

Lanyon, the Early Years



Client: Mrs Caroline Simpson

Author: Rosemary Kerr

A History of Lanyon during the era of John Lanyon and James Wright. the property which was to become Lanyon, was founded by two English immigrants, John Hamilton Mortimer Lanyon and James Wright.