The Newcastle Branch of The Wilderness Society is a local community environmental group whose mission is to protect, promote and secure the future of wilderness and other high conservation areas.
The Newcastle Branch of The Wilderness Society has members throughout the Hunter Region and has a strong interest protecting local areas of high conservation value.
Such areas include Stockton Bight, Jabiluka Uranium Mine, Tomalpin Industrial Estate, Tomago Sandbeds and the native forests of Barrington Tops and Jilliby Reserve.
The archives collection of the Newcastle Branch of the Wilderness Society spans the years 1976 – 2007. The Collection predominantly contains correspondence and publications relating to their environmental campaigns as well as media files on local, national and international environmental issues.