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3 must know facts for local heritage in NSW

Local heritage in NSW is protected under the NSW Heritage Act 1977 and the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979. Locally significant heritage is ‘listed’ on the relevant Local Environmental Plans (varying dates) which apply to each Local Government Area. Local heritage is listed on Schedule 5 of the Local Environmental Plan.

Tessa Boer-Mah
17 Jun 2020
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Must know heritage department changes in NSW

Who would have thought that the man who called Pythagoras a fraud and was known as “the weeping philosopher” and died of Dropsy (- yes that is real thing) could have come up with a phrase so enduring: “The only constant in life is change” – Heraclitus Ancient Greek Philosopher

Tessa Boer-Mah
14 May 2020
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Aboriginal Place and an AHIMS site – What’s the difference?

An Aboriginal site that is registered on the NSW Aboriginal Heritage Information Management System database and is known as an AHIMS site. It may be of low, moderate, or high significance. AHIMS sites generally contain Aboriginal objects (physical items) which are protected under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974.

Tessa Boer-Mah
28 Apr 2020
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Heritage Spotting on the ABC

What does Newcastle’s built heritage have to do with bad hairdos, bad swearing and bad jokes? They all feature in the ABC’s comedy series “Frayed”.

Tessa Boer-Mah, Sarah Mané
3 Jan 2020