LAWRENCE OF ARABIA COMES TO GUNDERMAN

From our friends at Dharug and Lower Hawkesbury Historical Society: LAWRENCE OF ARABIA COMES TO GUNDERMAN The Dharug and Lower Hawkesbury Historical Society Inc. are hosting a talk of T. E. Lawrence, better known as ‘Lawrence of Arabia’. Join us to hear about the man who became known as Lawrence of Arabia. His exploits during the Great War became legendary and yet the man himself was a complex character. Judith McDonald has extensively researched the life of T. E. Lawrence … Read More

RANDWICK AND DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY MONTHLY LECTURE

‘Past recollections of Sans Souci’s waterfront community 1895-1965’ – Speaker: Dr Garry Darby Sans Souci (French for “without care”), which sits on the western shore of Botany Bay, was the playground of Sydney for many decades. Dr Gary Darby’s presentation will take us back to the days when local ‘facilitators of fun’ ran swimming carnivals for schools and clubs, hired sailing, rowing or motor boats and taught people how to catch fish. Dr Darby will use examples and stories from … Read More

BLUE MOUNTAINS HISTORY CONFERENCE 2016 ‘ARTEFACTS’

Blue Mountains Association of Cultural Heritage Organisations Inc. has pleasure in inviting you to attend the Blue Mountains History Conference, to be held at the Victoria & Albert Guesthouse, Mount Victoria on Saturday 7 May 2016. Click here for the programme and registration details.  

LATEST NEWS ON THE 2015 RAHS CONFERENCE – BANKSTOWN, 24TH – 25TH OCTOBER

  – Welcome to Country – Uncle Harry Allie The RAHS is very pleased to announce that Uncle Harry Allie will deliver the Welcome to Country at the upcoming 2015 RAHS Conference in Bankstown. Uncle Harry, as he is affectionately known, was the recipient of the Bankstown Citizen of the Year award in 2014. As Ms Tania Mihailuk MP mentioned in her speech to the NSW Legislative Assembly, Uncle Harry “is the first Indigenous resident to receive the award for … 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