The events and programs listed on our site are hosted by our diverse membership, including libraries, museums, archives, galleries,
universities, historical societies, professional organisations, community centres and more.
The Australian Garden Historical Society will host four distinguished speakers to talk about the importance of recording the history of your garden and offer practical guidance for drawing and photographing your garden
Bayside Council will host Jenny MacRitchie as she tells the remarkable story of Reginald Annabel, the daredevil dairyman. This talk opens the Sydney Airport centenary exhibition “People and Planes: a community view of Sydney Airport.”
Illuminated by candles, the house takes on a life of its own after dark… Bring the whole family along for this interactive tour of Vaucluse House.
Seminar | Bankruptcy, business and Cabinetmakers: Business Networks in Chinese-Australian Furniture Production, 1870-1930 | 20 July 2019
The Chinese Australian Historical Society are proud to present a seminar on how Chinese manufacturers operated despite such obstacles by exploring their business networks. Drawing on a variety of historic source material, especially insolvency and bankruptcy files, guest speaker Peter Gibson will reveal surprising new insights into the nature of Chinese-Australian enterprise and indeed the nature of ‘White Australia’ itself.
The Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts presents a screening of The Trouble with Merle (2002), a documentary about 1930s film star Merle Oberon and her disputed heritage.
As part of National Family History Month 2019, Liverpool Regional Museum and the Liverpool Genealogy Society present “Beyond the Tree”, an exhibition to promote family history through the curated stories, memorabilia, artefacts and objects of our members – complemented by public programs, talks and children’s workshops.
Bookings are now open for the Royal Australian Historical Society’s Annual Conference, to be held in Tamworth, with the theme ‘Illuminating the Past’.
The Royal Australian Historical Society is hosting a regional seminar in the seaside city of Shellharbour to learn about local convict history and practical skills for the researching of convict records, including insights into using Trove as well as criminal court records from the UK and NSW.
Join in Campbelltown City Council’s 2019 NAIDOC Week Celebrations with a morning tea, flag raising ceremony, march and festival.
The Hurstville Museum’s ‘School days’ exhibition invites you to connect with your school experiences while exploring stories and objects from early school days to more recent times. Immerse yourself in hands-on activities and discover the history of local schools via an online project.
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