Regional Links

This is the spot where members can find links to services and suppliers in the Hunter region.

Should you wish to be added to the list please drop us an email – or a leave a comment.

Heritage Hunter

Heritage Hunter is a group whose purpose in life is not too dissimilar to our own. We thought we’d introduce them to you, seeing we share some similar goals. You probably know one or two of the peoples in the group already,…Hunter Industrial Heritage Association, Richmond Vale Museum,  Newcastle Regional Museum – yep they have pedigree. They are presided over by Bob Cook, a Councillor on Newcastle City Council. Welcome Heritage Groups of the Hunter!

If you want to email them go to

Australian Heritage Restorations

Chris Bart, Manager, Australian Heritage Restorations
Chris Bart, Manager, Australian Heritage Restorations

Australian Heritage Restorations are a NSW company specialising in all types of conservation and restoration services. Services include desalination, repointing and masonry repairs, roofing and slate repairs, timber joinery, lath and plaster treatments and many more. Chris employs a team of skilled tradespeople so he is especially good at staying with a project from documentation to completion and client sign off. Chris will also advise on scoping works and pricing jobs for grant applications, very useful when putting together budgets!

Heritage Solid Plastering

Heritage Solid Plastering specialise in the repair and reinstatement of lime renders and plasters. Principle of the firm, Michael Power, says their raison d’etre is the maintenance and survival of our built heritage and they firmly beleive in replacing “lime” with “lime”. HSP are members of the Building Limes Forum and are committed to conservation and preservation ideals.

Port Macquarie Hastings Heritage

Port Macquarie Hastings Heritage are a mid-north coast NSW heritage and research based consultancy. Principle Mitch McKay is a HHN member and served as heritage officer on Hastings Council for over 10 years. Mitch has over 25 years planning and heritage based experience and can assist with all manner of heritage related research, interpretation and management planning.

Carste Studio

Carste Studio specialises in providing a comprehensive range of services relating to heritage planning, assessment and design of conservation and contextually sensitive projects. The offer a unique and personalised service informed strategies and solutions within contextually sensitive localities in close proximity to items or places that are of cultural heritage value. Their ethos is to guide and facilitate architecturally sound adaptations and interventions within the heritage fabric without being overtly obtrusive or incongruent with the context and character of the item or place. They also provide a full range of architectural services particularly relating to commercial, educational and ecclesiastical projects.

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