The Great Strike 1917, a film by Amanda King and Fabio Cavadini

The Great Strike 1917, a film by Amanda King and Fabio Cavadini

The Great Strike remains Australia’s largest industrial upheaval, leaving an indelible mark on 20th Century Australia. This film, made to commemorate the centenary of the Strike, uses original footage and contemporary artistic interpretations to tell the story of the Strike and its significance.

Museum of Fire History Week Keynote Presentation

Museum of Fire History Week Keynote Presentation

The Museum is putting a spotlight on NSW’s earliest Firefighting efforts and the men who have been largely forgotten by history, the military fire brigade. This is a timely topic as it was 200 years ago this year (1821) that the military based brigade was established.

Annual History Lecture

Annual History Lecture

In 2020, Professor Stan Grant will deliver the Annual History Lecture with a paper entitled “Coronavirus at the end of History”.