I. LPI: Greg Burgess, Director Information Sourcing, Land and Property Information Division, Bathurst, for his willingness to support this project with in-kind outcomes; Leanne Mills, Supervisor of topography and mapping program for support and input to the Project on an as-needs basis; Susan Fietz, Graduate Spatial Technician for working on selected Project outcomes including all map products. Kevin Boole for the electronic capture of the original route from surveying logs and other diaries.

II. National Trust: The National Trust Project Committee, formed in May 2006, has assessed the heritage values of Cox’s Road leading up to the bicentenary celebrations in 2015. It has been proactive in mapping, interpreting and signposting the road in the Bathurst, Oberon, Lithgow and Blue Mountains local government areas, supported by financial assistance from these councils. The CRPC has also developed a comprehensive application for State Heritage listing of the Cox’s Road to be considered by the Heritage council at its December 2014 meeting.

III. State Library of NSW: Permission to reproduce the Lewin 1815 watercolours as well as other images utilised in its production.

IV. Magabala Books, Perth: Permission to use David Mowaljarlai’s 1993 map of trade routes and storylines.
(See image legend).

V. Rahamim Ecological Learning Centre (Sisters of Mercy): Provision of regular meeting rooms.

VI. Karskens, Grace (1988): Cox’s Way: Historical and Archaeological Study of Cox’s Road and Early Crossings of the Blue Mountains, New South Wales. Part One. Department of Lands, a report prepared for Cox’s Road Trust.

VII. Reviewers to date: Dr Robin McLachlan, Wyn Jones, Dr Col Bower, Patsy Moppett, Brian Fox and Iain McPherson.

VIII. Readability of promotion documents: Bruce Andrews, Charles Sturt University.

IX Kent, J (2013): A Moment in Time. Western Crossing Trust.

X Bathurst Regional Council: Provided us with high resolution images of Lewin’s paintings and Oxley’s 1815 map.

XI National Library of Australia: Permission to use Lewin’s painting of a Wiradjuri Elder.

More Information

If you have further queries please consult further with your Greening Bathurst contact person or with:

1. Ashley Bland (0428 533 026:,
Chair of Greening Bathurst;

2. David Goldney (0417 460 935:,
Chair of GB Bicentennial Sub-Committee.

3. Hugh Gould 0427 323 499:,
Hon Secretary Greening Bathurst

The copyright © of the project name Cox’s Road Dreaming – A Natural History of Cox’s 1814/15 Road, and the contents of this brochure are jointly held by Greening Bathurst and David Goldney. The copyright of the name Retrace the Steps – Cox’s Road Dreaming is held jointly by Greening Bathurst and Wayne Holgate.

Document author: David Goldney
Document design: Tony O’Neil