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.

Select a topic at right to filter the list of projects.



2013
Wiradjurie Links to Landscape and Culture - Mid-Murrumbidgee Valley Landscape Oral History

Wiradjurie Links to Landscape and Culture - Mid-Murrumbidgee Valley Landscape Oral History



 

 

 

Authors/Creators: Dr Sue Rosen and Dr Jessica Tyrell,

Client: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service

The Wiradjuri connection to Mid Murrumbidgee Valley National Park precincts in the area stretching 100km from Narrandera to near Darlington Point is the focus of this project. The park lies within traditional lands of the Wiradjuri people and contemporary Aboriginal communities maintain strong links with the park through visitation and are also involved in ongoing conservation works and the management...

2013
Statement of Heritage Impact for Demolition of Rangers Cottage, Illawong Bay, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

Statement of Heritage Impact for Demolition of Rangers Cottage, Illawong Bay, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park



 

 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Mr Martin Pickrell

Client: National Parks and Wildlife Service, Northern Region. Office of Environment and Heritage

This Heritage Impact Assessment forms part of the approval process for the proposed demolition of the Rangers Cottage located above the picnic area at Illawong Bay and believed to have been constructed in the 1950's or 1960's.

2013
Statement of Heritage Impact: Demolition Rangers Cottage, Apple Tree Flat, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

Statement of Heritage Impact: Demolition Rangers Cottage, Apple Tree Flat, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park



 

 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Mr Martin Pickrell

Client: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service

This Heritage Impact Assessment forms part of the approval process for the proposed demolition of the Rangers Cottage located above the picnic area at Apple Tree Flat and believed to have been constructed in the 1950's or 1960's.

2013
Heritage Impact Statement: 13 Windeyer Avenue, Gladesville

Heritage Impact Statement: 13 Windeyer Avenue, Gladesville



 

 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Client: Ferntree Homes

The objective of this report is to assess the heritage impact of the demolition of the existing residence at No. 13 Windeyer Avenue, Gladesville and the construction of a new single story brick veneer residence on the lot; on the heritage values of No. 2 Conservation Area of Hunters Hill and on the nearby individual heritage items at 66, 68 and 70 Prince Edward Street. 

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.