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Montpelier Project Update

Work is in progress to return the Montpelier Retreat car park site to its original use for parking. Preliminary works have started to remove 280m3 of low-level contaminated soil. The work is expected to be completed within a week and has been approved by Hobart

Supreme Court Appeal

As reported in the Mercury today, an appeal has been lodged with the Supreme Court of Tasmania in regard to the recent Resource Management Planning Appeals Tribunal decision approving the project. That appeal now removes the certainty that our company had recently gained from the Tribunal

Postcard image of the Rev. Robert Knopwood, Courtesy of the State Library of Victoria

Searching for Knopwood

On 16 February 1804, 211 years ago, Reverend Robert Knopwood took his first steps in Van Diemens Land. He came from England on the Ocean, with Lieutenant Governor David Collins, a party of convicts and a group of settlers from Port Phillip, Victoria. He noted that it was a very

Archaeology, Week 3

Archaeologists document every detail of a site, layer by layer, so that everything is recorded to piece together a historical record. This week, the team have been looking at Alexander Orr's outbuildings and are discovering what each building may have been used for. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBdc7Bp_Hmw&feature=youtu.be