'Catastrophe': Irreplaceable artefacts destroyed in Newcastle East Public School asbestos aftermath

By Nick Bielby
Updated June 29 2020 - 4:19am, first published January 30 2020 - 6:00pm
Historic: A class photo from from 1955 that was part of the Newcastle East Public School Collection.

A collection of irreplaceable artefacts documenting the history of Australia's oldest continuously running school has been destroyed, the NSW Department of Education has confirmed, as the fallout from the Newcastle East Public School asbestos crisis continues.

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