The Valley of Dispossession exhibition outlines the journey of the land known as the Burragorang Valley. Public historian Cathy Dunn will be giving a talk and tour on the history of this Burial ground.
Until the 1970s, mental health care was provided by mental hospitals where conditions were dire. In the 1980s, several former residents of these mental hospitals started to make their voices heard. During this event, we will interview three pioneering consumer advocates: Janet Meagher, Meg Smith, and Simon Champ.
For History Week 2021, join in and listen to this insightful podcast about the role of children’s services in the creation of strong multicultural communities from the sandpit up, based on the historic role of the Addison Road childcare centre in Marrickville, opened by prime minister Bob Hawke in 1988.