PROJECTS & COMMISSIONS

The following projects involved research into the theme of:

Landscape

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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August 2017
Aboriginal Heritage Due Diligence Assessment Report, 215 Seventh Avenue, Austral

Aboriginal Heritage Due Diligence Assessment Report, 215 Seventh Avenue, Austral



 

 

 

 

 

The purpose of this statement of due diligence is to determine if Aboriginal objects or declared Aboriginal Places occur, or are likely to occur, across 215 Seventh Avenue, Austral.

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen, David Burke and Liz Gorman

2017
Plan of Management for the Alison Homestead Museum, Wyong,

Plan of Management for the Alison Homestead Museum, Wyong,



This plan of management provides heritage assessment and heritage conservation policies for the Alison Homestead site and management guidelines to govern its future use.

 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen,  Dr Noni Boyd, Christine Hay, and Liz Gorman.

 

2015
Statement of Due Diligence 25 Rynan Avenue Edmondson Park

Statement of Due Diligence 25 Rynan Avenue Edmondson Park



 

Authors: Dr Steve Brown and Dr Sue Rosen

Client: P.S Graham & Associates

This report assesses the liklihood of evidence of Aboriginal occupation being found on this site proposed for sub-division.

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: 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 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...

2012
Heritage Impact Statement: 33 Rossmore Avenue, Rossmore

Heritage Impact Statement: 33 Rossmore Avenue, Rossmore



 

 

Authors: Mr Nick Jackson, Heritage Consultant, Mr Martin Pickrell, Architect and Dr Sue Rosen, Historian and Heritage Consultant

Client: David Chan

The objective of this Heritage Impact Staement is to review the plans for proposed development, a site inspection and an assessment of the proposal considering the owner's requirements, site conditions, semi-rural context, neighbouring developments and the identified cultural heritage values of the Belfield Farm Group of heritage items.

2010-2011
Historic Context Report for 'Retford Park' Bowral Landscape Conservation Management Plan.

Historic Context Report for 'Retford Park' Bowral Landscape Conservation Management Plan.



 

 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Client: James Fairfax, OAM

Retford Park from the period when it was part of the Broomfield estate has been associated with grazing, but it was not until the establishment of Retford Park by Samuel Hordern in the 1880s and its development as a premier stud property by him, his son and grandson, (both also named Samuel) that the NSW historic theme of pastoralism emerged with such strength and importance....

2009
Uralla Shire Council - Community Based Heritage Study and Context Report.

Uralla Shire Council - Community Based Heritage Study and Context Report.



 

 

 

 

 

 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Client: Uralla Shire Council

Uralla Community Based Heritage Study: This Community Based approach enabled extensive meetings, discussions, workshops and collection of relevant information and heritage material from the community.

 

2008
Heritage Assessment of Amenities and Shelter Sheds at West Head.

Heritage Assessment of Amenities and Shelter Sheds at West Head.



 

 

Author: Ms Julia Kensey

Client: Northern Region, National Parks and Wildlife Service

The pupose of the report was to assess the importance of the facilities above Resolute Bay in Ku-ring-gai Chase National park that were considerered architecturally inappropriate for the site and demolition was under consideration.