‘Squatting’ on Crown Lands in New South Wales by J. F. Campbell. Edited and annotated by B. T. Dowd, 1968.

Dairy cattle, Cowra farm, NSW c.1910 [RAHS Photograph Collection] In 1968 the Royal Australian Historical Society published J. F. (John Fauna) Campbell’s Squatting on Crown Lands in New South Wales, edited and annotated by Bernard T. Dowd. Drawing on articles written for the Society’s Journal in 1929 and 1931, the publication is informative and easy to read. As Dowd wrote in his Introduction: “The republication by the Society of two of his most important Journal articles will be welcomed and … Read More

RAHS Webinar: Beyond the Blue Mountains: Following the Road from Bathurst

Image: Presbyterian Tennis Club, Gulgong NSW c. 1870s [RAHS Manuscript Collection] Take a tour ‘Beyond the Blue Mountains’ and follow the road from Bathurst with Suzanne Holohan, RAHS General Manager and Graham Sciberras, RAHS Digital Media. Explore photographs, manuscripts and audio/visual content, plus some of the recently uncovered gems that make up this newly launched grant-funded project. Find out what is still to come, our plans for its future and how you can become involved. Click here to register. All … Read More

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Howick St. Bathurst, NSW, undated, [Frank Walker Glass Slide Collection]

Last Friday we distributed the first issue of our resigned RAHS eNewsletter and our subscribers will be receiving another eNews later this week. We would love all our Facebook friends to receive our regular eNews so if you haven’t subscribed yet you can do so on by heading to the RAHS website home page and scroll down to the bottom of the page: http://www.rahs.org.au/ If you have already subscribed but didn’t receive last week’s eNews we welcome you to resubscribe … Read More

2015 Annual General Meeting

The RAHS 2015 Annual General meeting took place on Tuesday 21 April 2015.  The following items were adopted: Annual Report for the year ended 31 December, 2014 (as printed in the March 2015 issue of History magazine) Financial Accounts for the year ended 31 December 2014 (summary of Financial Statements as printed in History magazine. A full statement of accounts is available to members on request) Financial Statements printed in History magazine. A full statement of accounts is available to … Read More