The latest news from across the history community including call outs, awards and prizes,
grants, projects and more.
The importance of the ‘Value of History’, nonprofits & activism | Will Davies’ “History is not bunk – Why history deserves your attention”
On 3 September 2019, Dr Stephen Gapps, President of the History Council of NSW, launched the Value of History Statement in New South Wales and called for its endorsement. Australian historian Will Davies in his TedX Talk in October 2019 explores the value of history.
History Lab is back for their third season, The Law’s Way of Knowing! History Lab is a collaboration between the Australian Centre for Public History, Impact Studios a new audio initiative at the University of Technology Sydney, and media partner 2SER 107.3.
The Australiana Fund | An invitation to contribute to the acquisition of ‘The Munro Ferguson Collection’
We are happy to support and advocate for the successful acquisition of the ‘The Munro Ferguson Collection’ to The Australiana Fund.
In Semester 1 2020 Keith Rathbone and Tanya Evans are looking forward to teaching a new unit on the history of sport in the Faculty of Arts at Macquarie University.
The History Council of NSW is currently the 2019 Don Bank ‘Writer in Residency’ & our residency is now approaching its end!
Our member organisation, the Blue Mountains Historical Society warmly invites to to their Tarella Open Day for 2019!
Join Members and Supporters of The Australiana Fund to support their appeal to acquire The Munro Ferguson Collection and to enjoy a private tour of “Bligh – Hero or Villain?” introduced by curator Dr Stephen Gapps.
We are happy to announce that The State Library of New South Wales has an new exhibition called “Off the Shelf” which will run from November 2nd 2019 until the 22nd March 2020!
Join river system and dam managers, environmentalists, historians, photographers and musicians as they share stories and reflect on the centenary of Hume Dam.
Launch | “Fifty Blue Mountains Openings ~ Tracks, Lookouts, Monuments … and a few surprises” | 9 November 2019
Join the Blue Mountains Historical Society and Mountain’s historian, John Low, on Saturday 9 November as they launch Keith Painter’s latest book | ‘Fifty Blue Mountains Openings: Tracks, Look Outs, Monuments… and a few surprises’.