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 Careers in History series presents talks from historians, museum curators, researchers and other history professionals about career experiences.
Please join valued HCNSW member Bathurst Library & HCNSW Speaker Jo Henwood in a presentation on ‘Invisibilising the Orphans’ on Tuesday, 16th June at 6 pm – 7:30 pm!
Histories of the Spanish Flu in Australia. Join Historians Nancy Cushing, Lisa Murray, Peter Hobbins, Kate Ariotti and Laila Ellmoos – Online.
The Uluru Statement from the Heart: why and how truth-telling about our history matters. Join Professors Megan Davis & Heidi Norman in conversation online.
Speaker Connect Online Presentation | Yells, Bells and Smells: The ANZACS in Malta during the Great War | 30 April 2020
Love military history especially the history of our beloved ANZACS? Do you wish to learn and engage with a fascinating, unknown aspect of their story? Please join Bathurst Library and HCNSW Speaker Connect speaker, Diana Sillato for a free, online presentation – ‘Yells, Bells and Smells’: The Anzacs in Malta during the Great War – on Thursday 30 April at 6pm!
Postponement – Careers in History | Joint HCNSW & PHANSW Professional Development Event | 25 March 2020
Can you make a living working as a historian? What does a “history professional” actually do? For many students and early career professionals interested in history, finding employment opportunities beyond their tertiary studies can be both challenging and daunting.
CANCELLED – Festival | Sydney Writers’ Festival HCNSW Panel – Transformational Histories: Rewriting the histories we thought we knew | 29 April 2020
The winners of the 2019 NSW Premier’s History Awards – Lyndall Ryan, Alison Lloyd, Dr Meredith Lake and others will gather to reveal how and why they wrote their transformational histories.
Special Event | Parramatta Female Factory Commemoration & UNESCO World Heritage Petition Presentation | 7 March 2020
The History Council of NSW acknowledges & supports International Women’s Day & Parramatta Female Factory Petition to UNESCO World Heritage to recognise the Parramatta Female Factory as an internationally significant women’s site.
The History Council of NSW is thrilled to announce that one of its it’s cultural partners, the State Library of NSW, has opened nominations for the NSW Premier’s History Awards!
We are happy to announce that The Friends of Linwood House will be holding an Open Day on Sunday 8th March!
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