From the Maitland Mercury report:
A Morpeth community group’s bid to have the historic town added to the state heritage list has progressed.
The NSW Office of Environment and Heritage has met with Maitland council and visited the town as it considers the application.
Two representatives met with council’s urban growth manager Ian Shillington, development and environment manager David Sim and heritage officer Clare James.
Afterwards they met with Morpeth Heritage Conservation Group president Simon Brooker, member Alec Clements and resident Stephen Berry.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, 19 Dec 2016.