Archive | May, 2010

Illawarra Museum

Illawarra Museum

Changing displays and traveling exhibitions along with a historic classroom, aiir raid shelter and the Stockman’s Hut at Wollongong NSW.

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Mt Kembla Mining Heritage Centre and Festival

Mt Kembla Mining Heritage Centre and Festival

Visit the award-winning display of the 1902 Mt Kembla Mine Disaster. Open on the second Sunday of each month 11am to 4pm or anytime for guided group tours.

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Where the bloody hell are you?

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Wollongong Harbour Heritage Listed

Wollongong Harbour Heritage Listed

Wollongong Harbour has been given the NSW State’s highest level of heritage protection and includes many tourism attractions.

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Birch House Koroit Victoria

Birch House Koroit Victoria

Koroit’s Birch House, a 1880’s cottage which has been lovingly maintained and sympathetically restored to reflect a bygone era with all the conveniences of a modern home, located along the Great Ocean Road Victoria.

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Do You Want to Save the Aussie Pub?

Do You Want to Save the Aussie Pub?

The Australian pub, once the cornerstone of our culture, is dying a slow and agonising death. Join Mark Chipperfield’s personal campaign to save the Great Aussie Pub.

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Heritage look and feel at Hyatt Hotel Canberra

Heritage look and feel at Hyatt Hotel Canberra

In 1924 ‘Hostel Canberra’ opened its doors. Today the original hotel section is heritage listed and has been faithfully restored to its former Art Deco grace and charm, complemented by Hyatt’s 5-star service and modern technologies.

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Blast From the Past Motoring Expo

Blast From the Past Motoring Expo

Australia Motorlife Museum at Integral Energy Recreation Park: Darkes Road, Kembla Grange. Sunday 13th June 2010: 9.30am – 2.30pm

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Australian heritage architecture

Australian heritage architecture

Along with iconic structures such as the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Australia boasts some highly unique architecture that has been inspired directly by Aboriginal culture, the natural environment and distinctive wildlife.

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NSW Councils failing to make most of heritage tourism

NSW Councils failing to make most of heritage tourism

Some councils are failing to list items of heritage significance on their Local Environment Plans, an opportunity which the National Trust says could help boost tourism to rural areas.

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