Newcastle Industrial Heritage Association Inc.


Newcastle Industrial Heritage Association Inc. is a community group formed in May 2000 to promote the role that all Industries have played in Australia’s development. Objectives of the Association To promote the role that Hunter Industries and Manufacturing has played in developing Australia’s Heritage.

  1. To facilitate and present research into the Hunter Region’s Industrial Heritage.
  2. To promote and support the conservation of the region’s industrial heritage including any links there to which maybe broader a field.
  3. To encourage the development and operation of a repository for materials and documents related to industrial heritage.
  4. To promote tourism and adaptive reuse of existing industrial heritage sites, buildings and moveable objects.

Contact Details

President Bob Cook
Phone 0419 241 731
Postal Address The Secretary - PO Box 2312  Dangar NSW 2309

Meeting Dates

Second Monday of each month. Contact for details.


NIHA presents displays and exhibits on Industrial Heritage, and lobbies for improved interpretation of all aspects of our working heritage.

The MUSTER POINT is a large sculpture depicting stories of the steelworks history and is available for free tours by appointment. See the webiste for details.


Research Facilities

Refer to our website.