Stories of Newcastle and the Hunter Valley

Carol Duncan
The ‘Pasha Bulker’ Storm – June 2007

The ‘Pasha Bulker’ Storm – June 2007

The 2007 Newcastle storms and floods caused over $1.6 billion in damage, thousands of homes ...
Leading Light or Beacon Towers

Leading Light or Beacon Towers

Newcastle has its very own castle turret on top of The Hill in the form of the Leading Light ...
City Administration Centre – The Roundhouse

City Administration Centre – The Roundhouse

Opened on 23 June 1977, Newcastle's City Administration Centre - known as The Roundhouse - is ...
Victoria Theatre and Nancy Tapp

Victoria Theatre and Nancy Tapp

Newcastle's Victoria Theatre is the oldest remaining theatre in NSW. Now heritage-listed, ...
Vera Deacon OAM | 1926 – 2021

Vera Deacon OAM | 1926 – 2021

In 2020, Vera was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for service to community history ...
Lycett & Wallis – The Convict & The Commandant

Lycett & Wallis – The Convict & The Commandant

"I think the importance of artwork like Lycett's in regards to a city like Newcastle is that ...
The Wallis Album

The Wallis Album

In 2012, a previously unknown album of drawings from 1818, including landscapes and portraits ...
Palo Alto – Hamilton

Palo Alto – Hamilton

Hamilton's Palo Alto is a piece of Art Deco bliss built for Mr William Herbert of Silsoe ...
Newcastle East Public School

Newcastle East Public School

Newcastle East Public School is the oldest continually operating school in Austalia having ...
A Russian Visit

A Russian Visit

Newcastle may once have been concerned that the Russians were coming … but this news ...
Victoria Theatre

Victoria Theatre

Victoria Theatre - ABC Newcastle article by Carol Duncan Built in the 1870's, the ...

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