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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’.
Life as an Arab-Australian has its own unique challenges. Join FCMG featured artist, Amani Haydar with her co-contributors, Rawah Arja, Sara Saleh, Sarah Ayoub and Zainab Kadhim, of the new publication, Arab, Australian, Other: Stories on Race and Identity.
Cathy’s book, The Shelf Life of Zora Cross, will be published on 1 November by Monash University Publishing.
Please join our member organisation, City of Sydney Historical Association & Dr Catie Gilchrist, Honorary Associate Dept of History Sydney University in a discuss about her new book: ‘Murder, manslaughter, suicide, mishap’ – the very public business of determining death in colonial Sydney.
Book Launch | ‘The Poison of Polygamy: a social novel’ by Wong Shee Ping, translated by Ely Finch | 11 October 2019
“A shiny little nugget has been disinterred from the tailings of our literary past … The Poison of Polygamy is an exciting addition to our literary history that deserves to be widely discussed and analysed in both China and Australia.”You are warmly invited to join...
We are excited to announce that our member organisation, The City of Canada Bay Museum is hosting a talk by Alasdair McGregor on “Frank Hurley, a Photographer’s Life”. Frank Hurley was once a household name in Australia. Now most famous for his photographs of the Mawson and Shackleton (Endurance) Antarctic expeditions.
The Chinese Australian Historical Society are excited to present a talk by Kira Brown on “Opium Wars, conflict and fortuity | from Canton to Tingha via Ballarat | the separate journeys of three Chinese men, their interconnecting lives and interracial relationships”.
The Parramatta Female Factory is delighted to present ‘Its A Riot 2019’– celebrating the celebrating the lives of the Parramatta Female Factory Women who broke free and fought for our rights 192 years ago!
Shipwrecks in Sydney Harbour? Led by the Australian National Maritime Museum’s maritime archaeology curator Dr James Hunter, you’ll cruise on-board the twin-cataraman Eclipse to the sites of 4 Sydney Harbour shipwrecks, discover exposed shipwreck remains and view underwater footage.