This program was last updated on Friday 16th October. It may be subject to change.

Session A

Chair: Lynne Allen

8.00am       Registration
9.00am       Welcome to Country – Uncle Harry Allie
9.05am       Welcome, Housekeeping and President’s Address
9.25am       Cultural Grants Awards – presented by The Hon. David John Clarke, LL B (Syd) MLC, Parliamentary Secretary for Justice
9.45am       The Lesley Muir Address – David Hill: British child migrant experiences

10.30am – 11:00am  Morning Tea and Book Sales
Session B

Chair: Jan Koperberg

11.00am     Sue Rosen, Sue Rosen Associates – History – Heritage – Research – The Immigrant Experience in Bankstown
11.30am     Tim Carroll, Bankstown Youth Development Service – Springboard: Oral Histories as the Base for New Projects, New Audiences
12.00pm    Ann Parry, President of ACT branch of History Teachers’ Association of Australia – Connecting your History Society with Local Schools

12.30pm – 1.30pm  Lunch and Book Sales
Session C

Chair: Leonie Knapman

1.30pm      Liz Rushen, Senior Research Associate, Monash University – The Government’s Hand in Nineteenth Century Migration to Australia
2.00pm     Bruce Pennay, Adjunct Associate Professor, Charles Sturt University – Seeing Migration Matter Locally
2.30pm     Judith Dunn, Parramatta and District Historical Society, Granville Historical Society, Friends of Mays Hill Cemetery, Friends of the Female Factory – Every Migrant has a Story

3.00pm – 3.30pm  Afternoon Tea and Book Sales
3.30pm – 5.00pm  Tours

Delegates can choose from one of two options:

$30 – A food tour of Bankstown – Read more
$20 – A bus tour of historical Bankstown sites – Read more

An addition there is a Self-Guided Walking Tour available – Read more

6.30pm (food served at 7pm) – Dinner at Bankstown Sports Club

MC: Bruce Baskerville


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