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 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.
Join the Australian Centre for Public History at their launch of History Lab Season 3 – ‘The Law’s Way of Knowing’!
Seminar | “In the West, Women’s So-Called Freedom is Often Equated with Imitation of Man”: On South Asian Anti-Feminism’ | 28 November 2019
Join the Sydney Feminist History Group & Dr Leah McGarrity (ACU & UNSW) on Thursday 28 November for a seminar discussion on “In the West, Women’s So-Called Freedom is Often Equated with Imitation of Man”: On South Asian Anti-Feminism’!
Have you wondered what a stranger’s guide to Sydney looked like 158 years ago? James Waugh’s discerning descriptions provide a glimpse of Sydney life in 1861.
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.
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