Vital to the War Effort

Monday, February 14 2022 @ 09:54 AM

Contributed by: bobcook

The military plan for the protection of Australia during WWII emphasised that the Industries of Newcastle had to be defended at all cost.

The next milestone of the Fortress Newcastle Project, a 53min film by Glenn and Tony from 'Stories of Our Town' fame, Fortress Newcastle - Life Under Threat', has now been launched at Fort Scratchley.

The film its available for free viewing on Youtube. See it at this link:;t=995s

A major exhibition of all the details of the FORTRESS Story will be launched at Fort Scratchley on Anzac Day 2022. Details soon.

, , the logo Geoff Hyde - lived at Fern Bay through the war, with Filmmaker Glenn
A sentence from a secret document from military Eastern Command, Victoria Barracks, December 1941.

Newcastle Industrial Heritage Association