2016 RAHS CONFERENCE WEBSITE IS NOW ONLINE

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The RAHS is thrilled to announce the launch of the 2016 RAHS Conference website. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Times are A-Changing – History and Innovation’, which will be held at Centro CBD, in Wollongong NSW on 22nd – 23rd October. Click here to explore the 2016 RAHS Conference website where bookings can now be made online. The digital revolution is impacting how we research and produce history. There is also an increasing appetite for local and community … Read More

ARTS NSW CULTURAL GRANTS PROGRAM – APPLICATIONS OPEN

Applications for the Arts NSW Cultural Grants Program opened on 19th April 2016 and will close at 5pm 21st June 2016. If you need support in completing the application please contact the RAHS by calling (02) 9247 8001 or email grants@rahs.org.au. The Society would like to thank Arts NSW for supporting this program that results in wonderful resources from publications to websites that promote the history of the people and places of New South Wales. Click here for an application … Read More

ARTS NSW CULTURAL GRANTS PROGRAM 2016

In 2015, the Arts NSW Cultural Grants program funded $40,500 worth of projects that contributed to our understanding of NSW history, its people and places. Thanks
 to a generous increase in funding from Arts NSW, there will be $51,200 available in 2016 to support these projects. Some important points to note for 2016 are: Applications will open 19 April 2016 and close 21 June 2016 Societies that are interested in funding projects that preserve, digitise or increase the accessibility of … Read More

‘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