We provide services and programs which aim to build capacity within the history sector and showcase the importance of history.
11:30am-12:30pm, 3 May | Carriageworks | Free
Winners of the 2017 NSW Premier’s History Awards Adam Clulow, Mark McKenna and Peter Hobbins discuss immersing themselves in evidence and place to create rich and engaging narratives.
6:30pm, 16 April | State Library of NSW | Free for members
Can you make a living working as a historian? What does a ‘history professional’ actually do? Our popular ‘How to get a job in history’ seminar is back! Join us for an informal session featuring a diverse range of guest speakers working in the history sector.
Job vacancy: Executive Officer
We’re seeking a new Executive Officer. The position is for three days a week until the end of 2018, with a possibility of extension, and is responsible for managing the History Council of NSW.
Duties include executive support to the General Council and Executive Committee, financial planning and management, liaising with funding bodies, staff management, communications management, public relations, and working with multiple stakeholders.
Help us support the history community through key events like History Week and work closely with the General Council toward achieving our aims.
We connect emerging and established history professionals with community and local government organisations across NSW.
Speaker Connect provides speakers with paid professional speaking opportunities and hosts with high quality speakers and publicity support.
Whether an exciting and thought provoking talk on Australian history, or a professional development workshop, our program is a great chance to develop professional skills and raise the profile of history.