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Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society

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Welcome to the Royal Australian Historical Society

The Royal Australian Historical Society (RAHS), Australia’s oldest historical organisation founded in Sydney in 1901, promotes the study of Australian history. The Society organises events, produces publications and provides research advice and support to its membership network of individuals and local historical societies, with a particular focus on New South Wales local and community history. Based at History House, 133 Macquarie Street, Sydney, our library contains a valuable research collection of more than 60,000 items on Australian history. Please join us and become part of the Australian history community.

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The Royal Australian Historical Society acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work, teach and learn about Australia’s past. We pay our respects to Elders past and present and extend our respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.