Marking 200 years at the Parramatta Female Factory
Dedication of sign to George W Evans, colonial explorer, near Hampton, NSW.
What lessons from history do you take on as a writer?
Do you have a convict in your family tree?
Have you had any of your historical perceptions challenged recently?
Have you spotted a Barnet building lately?
A rich, fertile island located about 1,600 km from Sydney and 1,000 km from New Zealand, Norfolk Island is home to approximately 2,000 people and is a popular tourist destination. It is compact, about 35 square kilometres, and has witnessed some extraordinary chapters of Australian … Continue reading Impressions of an Island: Norfolk Island
From mid winter till late spring, the Blackheath History Forum holds fortnightly talks on a wide range of Australian history topics. The talks are usually held at the Blackheath Primary School hall, the backdrop featuring six stunning scenes in mixed media, highlighting some of the … Continue reading Minding Her Own Business