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Geography - Changing Places (Newcastle Foreshore)

Stage 5

Students will investigate the impact of urban processes on inner city Newcastle. The causes of such change along with the success of such changes will be investigated and debated. Management of this environment and the various stakeholders involved will be examined.

This program investigates the changes that have occurred along the harbour foreshore and CBD along with the reasons for change. Issues such as sustainability, equity of social justice are also investigated. Students are asked to evaluate the success of such change and plan for future change.


  • Site introduction including history, current use, plans and management
  • Examination of change and reasons for change.
  • Evaluation of the success of the renewal project in terms of sustainability, social justice and equity.
  • Management Issues are investigated throughout the day.

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