A heritage impact statement provides specific information about how a proposed development may affect a heritage place. The purpose of a heritage impact statement is to identify any potential detrimental impacts that the development may have on the significance of the place and what measures are proposed to counteract the potential impact.
Dr Sue Rosen is an experienced Native Title and Aboriginal History researcher and historian, having prepared history reports for some seven native title cases to establish claimant’s family associations and relationships, their connection to country and the practise of traditional culture.
Sue has also prepared databases and digital archives of original source documents related to Aboriginal history for the entire east coast of NSW.
She also prepares family biographies and enjoys co-writing with families and groups. Oral history interviews, video history and documentary are all part of her portfolio.
Click here to view our Aboriginal Projects: https://suerosenassociates.com/projects?c=aboriginal
If you are required as part of your DA consent conditions to undertake an archival recording - we can do the on-site photography, map to the architectural drawings, process and arrange for archival printing. Presented in archival sleeves and albums.
Our team can prepare management plans for your heritage asset, assessing the significances embodied within the site and developing a plan that will protect preseve and allow adaptation. We have expert heritage architecte, landscape architects and engineers to solve problems and negotiate with your local council or Heritage NSW form places of state significance.
We are expert at research and assessing a place under the Heritage NSW criterion to determine if a place meets the threshold for listing as a heritage item at a local, state or national level. We identiy what it is about a place that is significant, the character, fabric and detailing that should be protected, that which is intrusive and should be removed and how it can be sympathetically adaoted.
We have undertaken reviews of local government area's heritage assets, particulary in light of council mergers in recent years. Goulburn-Mulwaree is one such project. Heritage Conservation Areas are another aspect of our work that assists councils identify and manage heritage assets.
We are the best forensic researchers in Australia. Tracking through indexes and registers to find the vital data your project needs is our speciality.
Our findings on the existence (or not) of a public road in the Cessnock LGA were adopted by Judge Bryson in the Equity Division of the NSW Supreme Court in Palmisano v Hawse.
At State Records NSW we are particularly familiar with the Colonial Secretary's Papers, the Surveryor General's papers, Lands Department records, and records of the colonial courts.
Historic Land Titles and Old System searches are another area of expertise.
Click here to connect to the debate our research into Experiment Farm Cottage at Parramatta generated.
Sue Rosen & Associates can prepare all your heritage interpretation materials and prepare interpretative plans for implementation.
We prepared a Heritage Management Plan and Interpretation Strategy for the vast Port Kembla Copper Industrial site, and at the other extreme, we undertook research to underpin story telling related to the Murray River Red Gum Forests between Moama and Albury for the NSW Nationals Parks and Wildlife Service in the nSW Victorial border.
From the resources and stories we produced, storyboards, videos for YouTube, website development, walking trails, interpretation panels, exhibits, other material for cultural tourism purposes were options for development.