Welcome to the History Council of NSW

History Week 2017: Pop!

The History Council of NSW is delighted to announce the theme for History Week 2017 is popular culture!

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Speaker Connect: new and improved!

The History Council of NSW is expanding its popular Speaker Connect program to take place throughout the year! Applications now open.

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History Council launches Internship Program

The History Council of NSW is excited to announce the launch of its new student Internship Program. Applications now open!

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Welcome to the History Council of NSW

Our vision is to ensure that history, in all its diverse forms, is an important part of the cultural life of the people and communities of New South Wales.

We aim to achieve this by pursuing our goals in the five key areas: advocacy, awareness, diversity, excellence and outreach.

Find out more about us, our programs or membership.

History Week 2017: Pop!

Now in it’s 20th year and our flagship event, History Week, engages a range of audiences by showcasing the rich, diverse history being produced by organisations and individuals across the New South Wales.

History Week 2017 invites members to celebrate popular culture across the decades, investigate its construction and analyse its impact on communities and individuals. Find out more.

Community Heritage and Icons Grants 2016-17 Program

The Department of the Environment and Energy has opened applications for the Community Heritage and Icons Grants 2016-17 Program: apps. close 23 March 2017.

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2017 NSW Premier’s History Awards now open

The State Library of NSW has opened nominations for the NSW Premier’s History Awards 2017, totalling $75,000 in prize money: Entries close 7 April 2017.

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Convict Footprints returns to Cockatoo Island

The Sydney Harbour Federation Trust and the award-winning Convict Footprints Productions present a 90-minute “living history” adventure on Cockatoo Island.

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City of Sydney cultural and creative grants

Applications close Monday 13 March 2017 for the City of Sydney’s cultural and creative grants program, with a program Q&A on Tuesday 28 February 2017.

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Heritage Grants: Office of Environment & Heritage

The NSW Government Office of Environment & Heritage has recently released a grant and incentive program aimed at supporting local heritage.

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Writing ‘New South Wales and the Great War’ with Naomi Parry

Join historian and History Council of NSW member Naomi Parry at the Royal Australian Historical Society for a special day lecture on the Great War.

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Not Just Pin Money: Australia’s Forgotten Colonial Businesswomen

Learn more about Sydney’s early female entrepreneurs at a special International Women’s Day event, presented by the History Council of NSW.

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Dorothea Mackellar – Australia’s first literary work and first female writer recognised by UNESCO

Dorothea Mackellar becomes the first Australian woman writer to be honoured by UNESCO Australian Memory of the World register.

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How to get a job in History: Resource Sheet

The History Council of NSW has compiled a resource sheet for those who attended or missed our popular ‘How to get a job in History’ seminar.

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State Library of NSW secures donations for new world-class galleries

The State Library of NSW are on track to deliver an exciting new gallery experience after securing over $15 million in private funding: announced 1 Feb 2017.

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There are two ways to support the work of the History Council of NSW – become a member and/or donate.

The History Council of NSW offers membership benefits including special ticket offers, promotional support, professional development and networking events, the opportunity to register an event for History Week, and more.

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