Join us for a glittering evening as we announce the winners of the 2018 NSW Premier’s History Awards and officially launch History Week 2018.
Yvonne Fletcher is at Toronto Library this History Week to share the story of Maud Butler: a girl, disguised as a soldier, who served in World War One.
Woollahra Libraries will host Rachel Franks this History Week as she investigates the power and popularity of true crime.
Join historian Rachel Franks at Sutherland Library this History Week as she looks at ‘execution as entertainment’ through four colonial-era hangings.
Join Pauline Conolly at Singleton Public Library in History Week as she shares the little-known history of Charles Macquarie, nephew of the famed Governor.
This History Week, Michelle Cavanagh visits Mudgee Town Hall to share the lives and deaths of Australian nurses who made the ultimate sacrifice in war.
Join James Dunk at Wollongong Central Library this History Week as he asks whether the actions of Governor Ralph Darling drove his employees to suicide.
Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts host Isobelle Barrett Meyering this History Week to explore the life, death and legacy of Sydney feminist Bessie Guthrie.
This History Week, Shoalhaven Libraries host Ian Willis as he explores the deaths of Australian Army recruits in training for the First World War.
This History Week, Mosman Library Services host Fiona Reilly as she examines Australian clothing choices and how we honoured our dead in a changing world.