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The Valley of Dispossession

Wollondilly Heritage Centre & Museum 43 Edward Street, The Oaks, NSW

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.

Museum of Fire Digital Day

Online

This year the Museum is joining in again for History Week and jumping on board with the History Council’s theme, “From the Ground Up”.

Citizen History: House History research workshop

Online

The workshop will kick off with a presentation outlining the research tools offered by the City of Sydney archives. The City of Sydney’s online House & Building Histories Guide will provide the framework, focusing on resources available in Archives and History Resources.

A Chinatown building worth saving

Online

CAHS committee members Malcolm Oakes and Ann Toy, with heritage architect Hector Abrahams, will take you on a journey from how it all started, to what the future holds from the ground up for 82-84 Dixon St.

What is the future of Academic Historians?

Online

Four Historians will discuss the future of history in the academy. Chaired by Dr Matthew Allen (UNE), speakers will include: Professors David Lowe (Deakin U), Melanie Oppenheimer (Flinders U), Erik Eklund (Federation U) and Dr Andre Brett (Consulting Historian & Author).

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Having fun puzzling through our past!

Online

In these difficult times of homebound lock-down, they have put together a small selection of their images and created jigsaw puzzles that they hope will bring some fun into the act of discovering their history.

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Steelworks – the backbone

Online

Steelworks – the backbone, is an online photographic exhibition showcasing the Wollongong steel industry from its inception in the 1920s through to the present day. The photographs have been selected from the Illawarra Images Collection of Wollongong City Libraries

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Virtual Tour of Sydney Trades Hall

Online

This virtual tour of the home of trade unionism offers images and stories on the development of unions, the eight-hour day and debates on all aspects of working and political life.