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 provide services and programs which aim to build capacity within the history sector and showcase the importance of history.

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Researching Family History – Workshop

Thursday, 30 May 2019 at 10:00 AM – 01:00 PM

Stanton Library, 234 Miller Street, North Sydney

A/Prof Tanya Evans and Dr Ian Hoskins will be running an interactive workshop about the practice and meanings of Family History.

You can find out more about the event, including how to book, here.

Exhibition | NSW State Archives: The Queen’s Album, 24 May – 16 June 2019

Opening on Friday 24 May is the NSW State Archives’ exhibition: The Queen’s Album. This exhibition is free and runs until 16 June 2019 at Government House, Sydney.

Film Screening | Films from the Vault at Tweed Regional Museum

Tweed Regional Museum is screening a series of short films from their film archive as part of the Murwillumbah Arts Trail and Street Festival this Saturday.

Talk | Judy Birmingham and the origins of Australian Historical Archaeology

The RAHS is hosting a lecture on Judy Birmingham and the origins of Australian Historical Archaeology ahead of National Archaeology Week.

Information Session | Publishing in a History Journal: Tips from the Editors of History Australia

Join the editors of History Australia for a free one-hour workshop to junior scholars on getting published in history journals.

Information Session | State Library of NSW Fellowships: An Information Evening

Join this evening session at SLNSW to hear about the application process and research outcomes for their Fellowships Program.

Applications open for the Create NSW Cultural Grants Program

Applications for the Create NSW Cultural Grants Program now open, last entries accepted at midnight Thursday, 6 June 2019.

Author Talk | Conflict on the North Shore – 6 June 2019

Dr Stephen Gapps is giving a talk on the conflict between the Gai-mariagal people and the European settlers which took place on Sydney’s Lower North Shore.

Workshop | Researching Family History – 30 May 2019

A/Prof Tanya Evans and Dr Ian Hoskins will be holding a workshop on the practice and meanings of family history at North Sydney Council’s Stanton Library.

Talk | City of Canada Bay Museum: Stuart Read on Prince Alfred Park – 1 June 2019

Join the Canada Bay Heritage Society on Saturday 1 June for a talk by landscape architect Stuart Read on Prince Alfred Park, where Sydney’s first inter-colonial expo took place.

Performance | “Devoted Service” at the ANZAC Memorial – 25 April-15 June 2019

A new theatre piece by the Anzac Memorial at Hyde Park, Sydney, derived from the true stories of five remarkable women during the First World War. On show from 25 April until 15 June 2019.

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