About the Green Book
Hunters Hill has 51 registered Aboriginal sites (Aboriginal Heritage Information Management System database), 515 local heritage items and 7 conservation areas in the Hunters Hill Local Environment Plan 2012, 8 State listed heritage items and 225 places as listed on the Register of the National Estate (until it was closed in 2007).
There are 34 parks and reserves which includes 35 hectares of bushland, home to over 80 different species of wildlife and more than 200 native plant species.
This site illustrates why the Hunters Hill Trust has been working to protect this place. Contact us if you have more information, photos or stories.
The Heritage of Hunters Hill
The Introduction to ‘Heritage of Hunters Hill’ [pdf] provides more information about:
- The special character of Hunters Hill
- The first 65,000 years
- The name Hunters Hill
- Early settlement and rough beginnings
- Creation of a suburb
- The Marists
- The municipality
- Ferries and wharves
- Gladesville Hospital
- Evolving architecture
- Planning and protection
Download the full PDF of The Introduction to ‘Heritage of Hunters Hill’ [pdf] or select individual topics from “About Hunters Hill” in the main menu at the top of each page.
Countless members of the community have contributed their time and expertise to the Hunters Hill Trust over the past fifty years. Their determination has helped to protect many historic places from demolition and unsympathetic development.
Acknowledgement of funding support
The Hunters Hill Trust gratefully acknowledges the support of the Office of Environment and Heritage which provided us with a Community Heritage Grant to expand and improve the accessibility of our heritage information.