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Blue Plaque Program to celebrate heritage in NSW

There are dozens of new Blue Plaques will adorn buildings, heritage sites and other places around NSW in the first round of a fresh investment to unlock the State’s hidden history.

The program is modelled on the modelled on the well-known English Heritage plaques program, will help unlock the stories of our heritage, key places and notable people for residents of NSW and visitors alike.

Other people and places being recognised include:

  • The former Registrar General’s Building in Sydney, designed by NSW Government Architect Walter Liberty Vernon

  • Caroline Chisholm Cottage at East Maitland, a hostel for homeless migrants run by campaigner and advocate for girls, women and families Caroline Chisholm

  • Sir Edward Hallstrom, inventor, businessman, President of the Taronga Zoological Park Trust, and generous benefactor to the Taronga Zoo.

To provide input into the new Blue Plaques Program, please visit:

The official media release is available for download below:

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