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Site Development of Inverell Hospital

Site Development of Inverell Hospital

 

Authors: Liz Gorman and Dr Sue Rosen

Client: Conrad Gargett  for NSW Health

There are serveral distinct phases of building activity observable on the site of Inverell Hospital; starting with the original 1877 hospital, through the 'new' 1935 hospital, to the wings added from the 1960s onward. 

We used architectural plans and related material obtained from the archives of both the NSW Department of Public Works and State Record Authority to map out a relative timeline of the construction of the various hospital...

Vandalism of Major Mitchell's 1830s road through the "Bloody Cutting" continues ...

Vandalism of Major Mitchell's 1830s road through the "Bloody Cutting" continues ...

It is with great sadness and frustration that we noted on our recent trip to Rydal that the destruction of the convict built road from Cox's River to Rydal contiunues. Lithgow Council has neglected to maintain the road or to protect it from the ravages of four wheel drive and dirt bike enthusiasts. This road was built c. 1832 by convicts working in irons and was largely intact until a few...