Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts host Dr Paul Irish, shedding light on the history of the Aboriginal people of coastal Sydney in the colonial period.
Professional historian and HCNSW member Pauline Curby publishes Independent Minds, a history of St George Girls High School, with NewSouth Books.
City of Sydney Historical Association hosts Hilary Bell to speak about her recent children’s book, an entertaining history of unexpected ‘firsts’ in Sydney.
On little more than a newspaper clipping, historian Kiera Lindsey pieces together the elopement and iconic trial of her ancestor, 15-year-old Mary Ann Gill.
City of Sydney Historical Association and Catherine Bishop share stories of Sydney’s entrepreneurial colonial women often hidden in the historical record.