Newcastle: Heart of the Hunter

Newcastle: Heart of the Hunter

by Ron Morrison, Elizabeth Morrison
     
 

The most comprehensive book available on the Newcastle and Hunter region, this book is the perfect souvenir for both locals and visitors. Written and photographed by passionate Novocastrians, it covers everything from the history of settlement to the current wave of development and innovation that is making Newcastle one of Australia's best places to live. The

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The most comprehensive book available on the Newcastle and Hunter region, this book is the perfect souvenir for both locals and visitors. Written and photographed by passionate Novocastrians, it covers everything from the history of settlement to the current wave of development and innovation that is making Newcastle one of Australia's best places to live. The scenic beauty of the region is combined with the great restaurants, cultural venues, wineries and an abundance of education, sporting and recreation facilities. Newcastle truly has 'got the lot' and Newcastle: Heart of the Hunter celebrates this rich diversity in stunning photographs and entertaining text, while a chapter on the region's memorable moments highlights those people and events that have made headline news across the years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781877437014
Publisher:
Exisle Publishing Limited
Publication date:
03/15/2010
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

"Ron Morrison has been photographing Newcastle and Novocastrians for over 50 years. He started as a cadet photographer at the Newcastle Morning Herald in 1949 and left in 1959 to begin a press photographic agency. He later taught photography in the National Art School and progressed to Head of Department in the School of Fine Arts at the NCAE (now University of Newcastle). He has also lectured extensively at several other New South Wales universities. He has exhibited widely and is the author of fourteen books, five on Newcastle.Elizabeth Morrison started as a History teacher in the School of General Studies, Newcastle Technical College (now TAFE NSW - Hunter Institute) in 1973, progressing to Head Teacher and Senior Head Teacher of Humanities and later Head of Branch, School of General Studies in 1987. A freelance journalist for many years, Elizabeth also taught Professional Writing in the School of Communications, Charles Sturt University, Bathurst.

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