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21 April 2021 Address on Anzac Parade as a Military themed Cultural Route

21 April 2021 Address on Anzac Parade as a Military themed Cultural Route

Sue will be giving a Zoom talk on the history of Anzac Parade for Randwick Council and the Randwick and District  Historical Society at 6:30 on Wednesday 21 April.

Celebrating the Australian Heritage Festival’s theme of ‘Our Heritage for the Future’, Sue examines the origins of ANZAC Parade as a thoroughfare. She traces its history and development through incorporating First Nation...

ANZAC Parade

ANZAC Parade

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Heritage Consultant: Liz Gorman

Client: Randwick City Council

One of Dr Sue Rosen's favourite projects this year was ANZAC parade, a Heritage Assessment commissioned by Randwick City Council.

The project developed out of Council’s 2017 resolution to ‘…endeavour to restore and recreate the ANZAC Parade corridor as intended…’ with the overall aim of restoration, recreation and presentation of Anzac Parade as a significant memorial route.


RAAF Beaufort A9-550 air accident at Mount Gilead

RAAF Beaufort A9-550 air accident at Mount Gilead

 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Research: Liz Gorman

Client: Lendlease

Horse racing at Menangle Park was put on hold when the site was commandeered  by the Royal Australian Air Force during World War II for use as an airfield.  

At 1400 hours on the 29th March 1944, 6 Beaufort aircraft took off for a training flight. Sadly, only 5 were to return. Trouble for the ill-fated A9-550 had started during taking off; 3rd in line...