Engineering Heritage Australia Bulletins

From Engineering Heritage Australia


The EHA Bulletins were commenced in July 2021 as a means of regular communication and sharing of topical issues within the wider EHA community.

Note that statements made or opinions expressed in the Bulletin are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Engineering Heritage Australia or Engineers Australia.

No. Link to Bulletin Table of Contents
037 13 February 2024 Map of EHRP Marker Locations
The development of Sydney Harbour Bridge in 1924 – Upcoming EHS event
Making It Here – A New Book by David Radcliffe
Australian Army Museum of Military Engineering (AAMME) First Bulletin for 2024
White Bay Power Station Tours
Accessing the EHA Bulletin
036 18 December 2023 Have Your Say for the NSW Heritage Strategy
Engineering Heritage Presentations
Heritage Engineering Course for Western Australian Engineers
Three Narrow Bridges
EHA Awards (John Monash awarded to Bill Jordan)
Engineering Biography R J Fitch Summary
170th anniversary of the Yan Yean Reservoir (VIC)
Australian Army Museum of Military Engineering (AAMME) Final Bulletin for 2023
035 14 November 2023 Introduction to Engineering Heritage Course – Enrolment is now open
Engineering Heritage Recognition Data
EHQ Engineering Heritage Bus Tour for Galvanised Festival Ipswich. Report on Tour Sat 9th Sept 2023
034 9 October 2023 An Engineer’s Guide to the Conservation of Australia’s Engineering Heritage
Engineering Heritage Talk - 19 Oct 2023 - "Making It Here: Stories of Four Enterprising Immigrant Engineers"
Engineering Heritage Australia Magazine
Discovering the journey of Clyde Engineering - Online and in-person event (Sydney)
WHS training for Engineers Australia Office Bearers and Volunteers – A reminder
033 8 September 2023 Australian War Memorial’s Technology Collection received an EHIM
Biography - Joseph Gardam
EHV / EHA - 2003 Discussion about the heritage/history dichotomy and ASHET by Ken McInnes
Howard Springs - NT Heritage Trail: Historic Site
032 8 August 2023 Important announcement regarding the Engineering Heritage Magazine
Expressions of Interest in membership of engineering heritage committees
ICOMOS 21st General Assembly and Scientific Symposium (GA2023)
Biography - David Sugden
031 3 July 2023 Another heritage building lost by fires
The Sydney Harbour Bridge – the centenary begins - 17 July
Dark Spectrum in the Wynyard Tram Tunnels
Engineering heritage of the Walsh Bay Arts Precinct
Canning Dam – Interesting article by Perry Beor
030 29 May 2023 Heritage-listed Zig Zag Railway will be open to the public
Nomination for the John Monash Medal is now open
Vivid Sydney in the old Wynyard Tram Tunnels
Reconstruction of the Quay Quarter Tower – A recorded webinar
Historic Buildings – Construction Defects and Material Performance – Interesting upcoming talk in Tasmania
029 11 April 2023 Thornleigh Zig Zag Railway
Outstanding article in the April edition of Create Magazine
Reconstruction of the Quay Quarter Towers – Hybrid event by EHS
Lecture about structural issues in heritage buildings – EHTas
EA on Demand
028 18 February 2023 Engineering Heritage Recognition Program (EHRP)
The 2023 National Trust Forum – 8/3/2023
Redevelopment of the Powerhouse Museum at Ultimo in Sydney
National-Trust-submission for the Warragamba-Dam Wall Raising
027 8 December 2022 Presentation of the 2019 Colin Crisp Awards
Garden Island - Captain Cook Graving Dock
026 25 October 2022 Australasian Engineering Heritage Conference 2022, 12-13 October
Sydney Harbour Eastern Obelisks
025 5 October 2022 Australasian Engineering Heritage Conference 2022 – Registration is open
Have your say - Assessing NSW Heritage Significance guidelines
Duck Reach Power Station, Launceston
Radio interviews with Bill Phippen about Kathleen Butler, Bradfield's confidential secretary
Physics in the Pub by John August
024 6 September 2022 Australasian Engineering Heritage Conference 2022 – Registration is open
Interesting webinar by EHSA: 60 King William St Adelaide project - retention and integration of heritage facade
Ian Bowie shares his experience on the National Trust Listings (NSW)
Super early bird registration for the General Assembly of ICOMOS 2023 will expire on the 10th of September
Transport Heritage Expo 2022: 1-3 October– Sydney
023 9 August 2022 Australasian Engineering Heritage Conference 2022 – Registration is open
The Winter 2022 edition of Roundhouse magazine is OUT NOW
Parramatta Monopoly
EA on Demand
Engineering Heritage Australia
022 12 July 2022 Australasian Engineering Heritage Conference 2022 – Registration is open
Indigenous considerations for coastal planning and design
The life and times of Kathleen Butler, building the Sydney Harbour Bridge
Interesting article and video about Frederick Wolseley, Inventor of mechanical shears (an example of our scientific heritage)
Royal Australian Historical Society and the NSW Government funded Transport Heritage Grants Program
021 15 June 2022 Heritage Action Plan 2022 - 2025 for the Sydney Opera House
National Library of Australia: Wolfgang Sievers Collection
EHA Magazine, May 2022 issue has been issued
Adaptive re-use of Balls Head coal loader – The construction of the three Narrows Bridges in Perth
Museum of Fire has been included in the new Penrith Heritage Walk
020 9 May 2022 The RTAA Rail Industry Field Day (11-12 May 2022)
Western Australian Heritage Conference online (19-20 May 2022)
Adaptive re-use of Balls Head coal loader (20 June 2022)
The construction of the three Narrows Bridges in Perth (28 June 2022)
Roundhouse Magazine, Autumn 2022 issue has been issued
019 26 April 2022 Notice of Intention to consider listing on the State Heritage Register - Fitz Roy Iron Works Archaeological Site
Sydney Opera House was awarded world’s highest civil engineering recognition
NSW Blue Plaques program - The first 17 Blue Plaque recipients announced
018 29 March 2022 Guided tours for Glen Davis Shale Oil Works (an industrial heritage site)
Photographic exhibition by The National Trust (NSW)
Big Stuff – heritage machinery webinar (Led by Alison Wain from the University of Canberra). Free event on Mon, 25 April 2022, 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM AEST
The 90th anniversary of the Sydney Harbour Bridge
017 3 March 2022 Notice of Intention to consider removal from the State Heritage Register of Loftus Junction Signal Box (former) in Southern Railway, Loftus, Sutherland
Engineering Heritage Australia Committee
The 90th anniversary of the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge
The latest bulletin from TICCIH
Thirlmere Festival of Steam 2022, 12-13 March 2022
Loftus Signal Box Relocation
016 7 February 2022 Australia ICOMOS submission - Warragamba Dam Raising Project Environmental Impact Statement
The 90th anniversary of the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge
Accessing archived NZ Engineering Heritage webpages
Interesting articles and talks from John Augus
Engineering Heritage Australia Magazine: January 2022 Issue
Heritage Day at the Museum of fire
2022 Australasian Engineering Heritage Conference
015 14 January 2022 Top 10 Reasons to Visit Bourke
A History of Clyde Engineering, Engineers and Manufacturers. The Steam Era: 1898–1948
Locomotive 3642 overhaul announced
Southern Cross aircraft (replica)- full-engine start-up and then first taxi in nearly 20 years
Australian Heritage Festival – National Trust
014 23 December 2021 Nominate a significant heritage place for listing
Historic Nowra Bridge– call for feedback and ideas
NSW hearing on the Heritage Act Review
EA on Demand
013 26 November 2021 Latest newsletter from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) History Centre
Register of Australian & New Zealand Ships & Boats
Sydney Harbour Trust
Tait trains are Back!
Review of NSW Heritage Act
Heritage NSW - updated publications
Operating Heritage Australia, Club flyer - 100 treasures, Club introduction
New technical guide for Heritage Council of Victoria
National Scientific Committee (NSC) on Industrial Heritage: call for new members
011[1] 28 October 2021 Online lecture: Beacons of Beauty: Lyon, Cottier & Co’s stained-glass windows in Sydney and NSW
Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies Award 2022: Study in Australia and Germany – applications open
Longford Academy - heritage buildings conservation courses in Tasmania
Heritage Day at the Museum of Fire
EA on Demand
010 18 October 2021 Sydney Opera House - International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark
Historical overviews of bridge types in NSW
Warragamba Dam Raising Project
Learning through archaeology: Killingworth BILLY
009 5 October 2021 New Guidelines for Conservation Management Plans
Engineering Heritage Australia Magazine – September 2021
008 28 September 2021 A history of the world’s roads and pavements
Australian Heritage Grants Program – applications close 28 October
The value of oral history
007 16 September 2021 Portable buildings – world heritage nomination
Engineering technology
Heritage NSW, Digital Heritage Library
Links to webinars: Construction History Society of America, Institution of Civil Engineers and Society for Industrial Archeology
006 7 September 2021 The smell of Vegemite – olfactory heritage
Two Heritage Engineering Webinars - Restoration of Locomotive 3801 and White Bay Power Station and The Abbey
Preserving Australia's engineering heritage
Engineering Heritage Tasmania – an invitation and news
Australia ICOMOS/University of Canberra, Heritage Studies PhD scholarship
Harris Street Railway Bridge
005 27 August 2021 Disappearing Gun
The Ewing Stadialtimeter - again
NSW Department of Main Roads’ image and film library
004 18 August 2021 The Convict Trail
NSW Environment Awards
The ARHSnsw Photo Collection, Image 1, Image 2
The Timber Truss Road Bridges of NSW
The Ewing Stadialtimeter - a great Australian invention but just too late
NSW Heritage Act Review: Engineers Australia’s Appearance before the Standing Committee
003 10 August 2021 Engineering Heritage Sydney (EHS) – new website
Queensland Heritage Council
Australian Railway Historical Society - collection going on-line
Heritage News
002 1 August 2021 Australasian Engineering Heritage Conference, Dunedin NZ
Western Australian Heritage Awards
NSW Heritage Act Review: Royal Australian Historical Society’s Submission
2021 Create NSW Cultural Grants
Burra Charter
Cenotaph Story, Image 1, Image 2, Image 3, Image 4
001 1 July 2021 Heritage & Conservation Engineering
Review of NSW Heritage Act
1942 Japanese submarine attack on Sydney
Harris Creek Rail Bridge
Balls Head Coal Loader Complex
Referral of DA’s to the NSW Heritage Council
NSW Public Works Department plans digitised
National EHA Initiatives
  1. Note that Bulletin # 012 was never issued.
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