Book – ‘Out Of The Closet: Maitland Water Stories’ by Cynthia Hunter

We are often told Australia is the driest continent on Earth and, more recently that our planet is warming. Will this increase our quest for potable water in the future? This book makes it clear that our ancestors in the Hunter were well aware of the need, and attempts to show what they did about […]

Book – ‘Hay Barns & Dairy Buildings’

Maitland City Council approached Clive Lucas, Stapleton and Partners to undertake a historical study of rural outbuildings in the Maitland region. The study was commissioned in recognition of the importance of Maitland’s cultural landscape and the need to assess the significance of surviving rural structures.