1989 Newcastle earthquake - most devastating in Australia's history

1989 Newcastle, NSW / Earthquake - most devastating in Australia's history. I was in northern Sydney on this day, and felt the house move!

Leading light - Beacon tower Newcastle NSW - Learn the history here http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2012/03/27/3464691.htm

Leading light - Beacon tower Newcastle NSW - Learn the history here http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2012/03/27/3464691.htm

Newcastle Harbour History

Newcastle Harbour photos from the and Photos were sent to me by numerous people during the course of my local history research.

Newcastle has a long history of coal mining starting near Newcastle was in  was in 1770 when Captain Cook sighted Coal Island (later Nobby’s Beach).

Newcastle has a long history of coal mining starting near Newcastle was in was in 1770 when Captain Cook sighted Coal Island (later Nobby’s Beach).


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