Decommissioned mine sites, remnant structures and associated infrastructure can be found on almost every part of the Illawarra escarpment. These sites are an integral part of the Illawarra’s cultural heritage and carry with them an inherent sense of local pride. Their fabric and spatiality hold opportunities to become very engaging culturally activated places. Studies by […]

TROBEC – CHIU received an Honourable Mention for their 2013 Open Agenda proposal: AFTER MINING, WHAT HAPPENS NEXT? Mining regeneration is a long term and delicate process that is controversial and contentious in nature. When a mine closes, it affects the local community as they may be left to deal with employment loses and relocation, […]