hunter valley coal heritage

  • Coal mining devastates villages and cultural heritage in ...

    In Australia's Hunter Valley the coal mining industry is devastating local villages and precious Aboriginal heritage, and three people who have been campaigning against mine expansion in the area face possible seven-year jail sentences under New South Wales' anti-protest legislation.

  • 11 Top-Rated Things to Do in the Hunter Valley, Australia ...

    A two-hour drive north of Sydney, the Hunter Valley is one of Australia's oldest grape-growing regions, but this scenic area offers plenty of things to do for visitors who are looking for something different. Dining is a particular highpoint. Foodies will find a tantalizing array of farm-fresh ...

  • Coal – Trackside

    Jul 18, 2014 · Below are a few scenes from a recent visit to Pothana Lane in the NSW Hunter Valley (near Branxton). 9017 leads two classmates downgrade with a loaded coal train bound for Port Waratah for export, whilst the crew of heritage steam locomotive 5917 pour coal into the firebox as she stomps upgrade with a charter train to Singleton.

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  • Hunter Valley Classic Truck And Bus Group Public Group ...

    Hunter Valley Classic Truck And Bus Group has 1,530 members. This group has been formed for people of the vintage truck and bus movement to post there...

  • Hunter Region - Wikipedia

    The Hunter Region, also commonly known as the Hunter Valley, is a region of New South Wales, Australia, extending from approximately 120 km (75 mi) to 310 km (193 mi) north of Sydney. It contains the Hunter River and its tributaries with highland areas to the north and south.

  • ABORIGINAL CULTURAL HERITAGE ASSESSMENT - .

    The Upper Hunter Wonnarua Council were involved in an Aboriginal and Archaeological Heritage Survey for a proposed Open Cut Coal Mine Extension by Muswellbrook Coal Company. This coal mine has been in active service for almost 100 years and would be one of the oldest coal producers in the Hunter .

  • Colonial history - Hunter Valley Visitor Information Centre

    Hunter Valley beginnings. Discovered by John Shortland RN in 1797 and named after John Hunter the captain of the HMS Sirius, the Hunter Valley had rich natural resources including cedar timber and coal which attracted many settlers to the area.

  • The Hunter NSW - Find Wineries, Accommodation & Events

    From wine tasting in Australia's oldest wine region to bushwalking in World Heritage wilderness, the Hunter is an appealing escape like no other. Producing exceptional wines, the region also thrives with acclaimed restaurants, festivals, beautiful heritage and ancient rainforest in the Hunter Valley, Upper Hunter and Barrington Tops.. Fun and informative tours combine fine wine and good food ...

  • Hunter Valley | NSW Environment & Heritage

    Hunter Valley. MAP - NSW maritime heritage sites. In the nineteenth century, the fertile plains of the Lower Hunter River quickly developed as a centre for timber, farming and dairying. The discovery of massive deposits of coal in the Hunter Valley then turned the region turned into a .

  • Hunter Valley Coal Heritage.au

    Lower Hunter vineyards and wineries N HUNTER AVLLEY COAL HERIATGE Kilometres 0 5 10. Title: Hunter Valley Coal Heritage Author: Cartoscope Pty Ltd Created Date:

  • 11 Top-Rated Things to Do in the Hunter Valley, Australia ...

    A two-hour drive north of Sydney, the Hunter Valley is one of Australia's oldest grape-growing regions, but this scenic area offers plenty of things to do for visitors who are looking for something different. Dining is a particular highpoint. Foodies will find a tantalizing array of farm-fresh ...

  • Revealed: Major new coal mines planned for the Upper Hunter

    Revealed: Major new coal mines planned for the Upper Hunter Leaked reports show that mining companies have prepared plans for as many as 16 new or expanded coal mines in the NSW Upper Hunter Valley.