Terry Kass

PHA NSW Accreditation

Professional Member


Terry Kass has been a historian and heritage consultant since 1982. Numerous histories for heritage and archaeological assessments have been completed by him. His published histories include a number of award-winning books. As a founding member of the PHA, he has been continuously involved with the association from then onwards.

Area of Expertise

Terry Kass is a specialist in:

Publications/Past Work

Publications include The Sign of the Waratah: A History of the Real Estate Institute of New South Wales - The first 75 years, 1987; Parramatta: A Past Revealed, (joint author with Carol Liston & John McClymont), 1996; Sails to Satellites: The Surveyors General of NSW (1786-2007), 2008; Jewels in the Crown: A History of the Bridge Street Plan Room and Crown Plans, 2008; Grafton – Jacaranda City on the Clarence: A History, 2009.

Heritage reports and histories include Community Heritage Study Histories (e.g. Bogan and Harden Shires, City of Wollongong and City of Canada Bay); Site histories for archaeological assessments (e.g. Cadia Cemetery & village site; Civic Place, Parramatta; Blayney Copper Mine); Histories of sites for Cultural Management Plans for urban, suburban and rural sites (e.g. Arnprior, Mayfield Road, Larbert; St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta; St Patrick’s Church, The Rocks; Georges Heights Military Base; Bankstown Aerodrome; Site Histories for 8 Groups of Crown Grants in Parish Castlereagh near Penrith)