Monday, March 27, 2017

The Old Newcastle Post Office

The colonial PO on Hunter St sitting empty. It'd be great if the Awabakal Land Council could get their shit together and make it a public building again. Eg as a cultural centre and gallery it would be cool.

It's a bit like Interzone down the Hunter St mall now the railway was closed and DJs moved out, and this and other buildings lying semi-abandoned. Thanks to all the friendly crowd who stopped for a chat or threw a few $ in the hat

Getting closer to being finished - I'll go and paint more on the trees and the PO itself and maybe add a few people etc tomorrow or next weekend and then it should be done

With the Post Office and Hunter St behind


A beautiful sandstone building falling into ruin, while property speculators and politicians attempt to profiteer from the nearby abandoned rail line

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