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Future plans for Newcastle and a flashback to the history of the Hunter Region
March 1, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm$10 – $25
HEI March Seminar: Future plans for Newcastle and a flashback to the history of the Hunter Region
The March seminar will focus on the future plans of Newcastle, involving the Hunter Regional Plan and reflecting on the history of Newcastle.
Event guest speakers:
Anna Chubb- Director, Strategy and Asset Management at the Hunter Development Corporation.
Anna Chubb is Director of Strategy at Hunter Development Corporation.
Over more than 20 years, Anna has managed the planning and delivery of urban transformation and new transport infrastructure across NSW.
A town planner with tertiary qualifications in urban and regional planning, social geography and environmental management, Anna has worked in strategic and statutory planning, sustainability policies and practices, planning and housing policy, and land development.
She is a former senior adviser to three NSW Government Ministers and is passionate about implementing social, environmental and economic sustainability principles across her work.
At HDC, Anna is responsible for delivering the Hunter Regional Plan 2036, the NSW Government’s strategy for guiding land use planning decisions in the Hunter to create a leading regional economy in Australia, with the vibrant metropolitan city of Newcastle at its heart.
Anna will be talking about the City’s future including the new Hunter Regional Plan.
Tim Adams- Principal Archaeologist – Historical Heritage at Umwelt
Tim is an archaeologist with 15 years experience in both historical and Aboriginal archaeological projects in Australia, and has also consulted and sub-contracted on a wide range of archaeological projects overseas.
He has extensive experience in archaeological excavation management, archaeological excavation, monitoring and testing, on site archaeological planning and archaeological survey, and the preparation of archaeological reports.
Tim is also experienced in the preparation of archaeological and heritage assessments, research designs, statements of heritage impacts, heritage management plans, historical research and the preparation of detailed site histories and photographic/archival recording.
Tim will be talking about the history of Newcastle and the Newcastle 500 supercars event and the light rail archaeological findings.
When: Thursday 1st March 5pm – 7pm
Where: NeW Space Building Level 2 – Room X202, University of Newcastle City Campus.
Corner of Hunter and Auckland Street, Newcastle Civic Precinct (next to Newcastle City Hall)
Cost: $15 for members, $25 for non-members, $10 students & pensioners.
RSVP: By booking through the HEI website below. http://www.hei.org.au
** Please note there is a maximum of 60 tickets for this event – tickets are expected to sell fast- purchase now to avoid disappointment.
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The Hunter Environmental Institute would like to thank the University of Newcastle and NeW Space building for assisting in accommodating a space for this event.