We Value History
The latest announcements, events, opportunities and projects from the History Council of NSW and its members. Become a member and share your history news.
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Credit (left): Three women on deck of a ship at Anniversary Regatta February 1937, Sam Hood Collection part II, courtesy State Library NSW
The History Council of New South Wales (HCNSW) was established in 1995. It is a not-for-profit membership association and a registered charity. It is supported by Create NSW through an annual grant under the Arts & Cultural Development Program, individual members and through partnerships with large cultural organisations.
For more information about Membership, click here.
A not-for-profit association run for the benefit of its members, we provide services and programs, which aim to build capacity within the history sector and showcase the importance of history, and we actively seek the input of our members on our General Council, Executive and associated sub-committees.
There are two types of membership that we offer for individuals and organisations.
What we do
The HCNSW believes that History shapes the present and the future. It fosters the practice of history in all its forms. Learn more about our programs and services.
History Week theme competition has now closed.
Entries in the History Week theme competion closed on 6 March, and we have received 10 fabulous ideas from our members.
The Executive Committee of the HCNSW is now reviewing submissions, and we hope to have an announcement soon.
To find out more about History Week 2023, click the button below.
Events Subcommittee vacancies!
Are you interested in networking with other Historians and contributing to the Events of the HCNSW?
We have several vacancies on our Events Subcommittee. Find out more about this opportunity and how to apply via the button below. EOIs close on 7 March.
Speaker Connect Outreach Program
Our community loves history! These programs offer a great variety and opportunity for learning for our local community.
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