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Our vision is to ensure that history is an important part of the cultural life of NSW. The HCNSW is supported by the NSW Govt through a grant from Create NSW.

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A bit of rain won’t stop us. Now hearing about the gay history of the Hotel Australia @PrideHistory https://t.co/TqlwdzxN2P
Retweeted by History Council of NSW'In 2012 a greenstone chisel surfaced from it’s long slumber in The Rocks, Sydney. Nō hea tēnei whao? Where did thi… https://t.co/THTVNjtxOz
Retweeted by History Council of NSWWhat is the importance and relevance of history to you? The thoughts of others are often a useful mirror. Read more… https://t.co/UZ4BemAZnQ
Retweeted by History Council of NSW @nswarchives Greenscreen
2/23
2020
Last few tickets remaining! Coffee Conversation: Author Talk - Sydney's Art Deco Tuesday 3 March, 10:30am – 12:… https://t.co/lmbMhncTq1
Retweeted by History Council of NSWThe 1939 Camden district concept was developed in the 1990s by UOW historian Dr Ian Willis as part of his research… https://t.co/ln1pTc4GKG
Retweeted by History Council of NSWI have been in the NSW Riverina these last two days, taking about the cultural history of the Bible in Australia as… https://t.co/V6vVyI2Bn7
Retweeted by History Council of NSW @amywayness So sorry to hear you’re I’ll Amy. Best wishes for the next treatment regime & a speedy recovery. Love f… https://t.co/FkmAHICMvrEastern Command Training School, 1939-1945, Studley Park, Narellan, NSW https://t.co/fl9noaymSu https://t.co/tKeIgYui2o
Retweeted by History Council of NSWOur latest video offering.. https://t.co/gjk2miFy4P
Retweeted by History Council of NSWLocal studies for the Second World War. Eastern Command Training School, 1939-1945, Studley Park, Narellan, NSW… https://t.co/kqxtzRTzV8
Retweeted by History Council of NSWMy 8th @newwritersfest program is out now. 160 writers, 90 free and ticketed events and limitless conversations. Se… https://t.co/GDcYtg8hXv
Retweeted by History Council of NSWAnd sold out @cfwriter! Was keen to buy up a couple of copies, but the book proved too popular. Great night, & a lo… https://t.co/vczBs8AhQC
Retweeted by History Council of NSWThe award for the most unintentionally creepy product tagline goes to Bailey’s Likealives Dentures: ‘Teeth that Liv… https://t.co/yPlu8Waktq
Retweeted by History Council of NSWRegional is an interesting concept that has a number of uses. This is one example that I have found to be a useful… https://t.co/TTv96vIMwQ
Retweeted by History Council of NSWAn interesting story illustrating the intersection of gender, fashion and history. Friday essay: scarlet ribbons –… https://t.co/zQPfPFdNPE
Retweeted by History Council of NSWHow far can a democracy go in order to defend itself? A former ASIO agent speaks about his experiences. Learn more… https://t.co/4gwZlILoiZ
Retweeted by History Council of NSWBig + emotional night. So proud of this project led by the remarkable @BeckBushby. So moved to see my last commissi… https://t.co/7hhs2y9dCm
Retweeted by History Council of NSWReopening the Hyde Park Barracks and launching untitled (maraong manaóuwi) by Jonathan Jones tonight with a perform… https://t.co/82vTFcX0O1
Retweeted by History Council of NSWICYMI: the recording of Tuesday's webinar is now available. "Researching your house and property" - learn how to fi… https://t.co/vgGKLTUGmC
Retweeted by History Council of NSWTo wrap up the week, here's a podcast I enjoyed being interviewed for on @3CR with the perceptive and delightful… https://t.co/kAGNEsUONL
Retweeted by History Council of NSWIn a new blog post, @annahopeclark wades through the story of fishing in Australia and shares how she used the Nati… https://t.co/ao17JIhJBw
Retweeted by History Council of NSWA thoughtful and urgent podcast from @SulariGentill for #catastrophic - Tales of the Aussie bushfires 🎧… https://t.co/hXAZDenzaB
Retweeted by History Council of NSWCan’t wait to see it. We’re booked to go twice next week. Really looking fwd to it. https://t.co/IfTNUBSAH4Indigenous pain and protest written in the #history of #signatures. Article and #podcast with @TrishLuker @UTSLawhttps://t.co/kigIEqDYrn
Retweeted by History Council of NSW✨ Program is now live ✨ 160 writers in 90 free and ticketed events. See you in April https://t.co/gpv9Pbo5WThttps://t.co/yfi11mnhmY
Retweeted by History Council of NSWA very special night for the History Australia team: attending the launch of editor @kfullagar 's new book, 'The Wa… https://t.co/fjArrKL3S4
Retweeted by History Council of NSWHyde Park Barracks reopens today with a new self-guided immersive experience. Follow in the footsteps of real peopl… https://t.co/wglmGBb1xh
Retweeted by History Council of NSWFor #InternationalMotherLanguageDay, we're sharing an interview with Ambēyaŋ linguist & historian Callum Clayton-Di… https://t.co/y0hQzkAhxW
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2/21
2020
PODCAST https://t.co/3bNwUxeUhw In Episode 14 of Collected, Louise Maher learns about the long and varied history… https://t.co/MLHcXuvJgX
Retweeted by History Council of NSWIndigenous pain and protest written in the history of signatures - @historylabpod collaborating academic… https://t.co/4rp8LPGHt1
Retweeted by History Council of NSWEmu print or broad arrow? Read more about Jonathan Jones' installation untitled (maraong manaóuwi) opening at Hyde… https://t.co/pJvXpBKfC9
Retweeted by History Council of NSWWe applaud the Bama people and our colleagues @NTQLD for nominating the Cooktown Reconciliation Rocks for the Nati… https://t.co/1sEeivRWQi
Retweeted by History Council of NSWCFP: “Can the Subaltern Speak” through the Environment? At the confluence of Environmental History and Subaltern Stu https://t.co/r8Sb5i4aHv
Retweeted by History Council of NSW @QSArchives SurfersParadiseWhen Hyde Park Barracks reopens on Friday, it will deliver a whole new museum experience. Read more from… https://t.co/68XJmFw8Sr
Retweeted by History Council of NSW @nswarchives @PRO_Vic @QSArchives @statelibrarynsw @nlagovau Sleepless
2/19
2020
The High Court's decision was handed down in the same week as the latest Closing the Gap report. It is evident from… https://t.co/oorQJPBMii
Retweeted by History Council of NSWThe artworks, collected by the open-access Biodiversity Heritage Library, range from animal sketches to historical… https://t.co/iIttUazkW0
Retweeted by History Council of NSWJonathan Jones untitled (maraong manaóuwi) - A Rich Life from 21 February #hydeparkbarracks @sydneylivingmuseums https://t.co/UtY4B0sHfC
Retweeted by History Council of NSWHave you taken part in our family history survey yet? The National Library is conducting a survey of family and co… https://t.co/Moxh6Cs5eb
Retweeted by History Council of NSW @nswarchives Slips trips & falls
2/15
2020
Thank you also to the businesses & orgs who have been so supportive of Kotahi Tourism through this challenging 🔥sum… https://t.co/cqNbjxVIV5
Retweeted by History Council of NSWStorm brews over future of harbourside lands as proposal puts jewels up for grabs https://t.co/SmgVqctGDm
Retweeted by History Council of NSW📣APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN📣 The Long Lives of Early Printed Books @ransomcenter July 16 – July 18, 2020 A three-day s… https://t.co/PX7Qqa7m9Z
Retweeted by History Council of NSWDon’t miss this - promises to be a great night honouring a huge achievement by @kfullagar - an illuminating glimpse… https://t.co/lve5AZBisn
Retweeted by History Council of NSWI cannot believe @historylabpod has found the voices of all three of these actors in this story of so much more tha… https://t.co/rZ6RJ0O6dP
Retweeted by History Council of NSWCongrats to Prof. Bruce Scates, who has been awarded a Senior Fulbright Fellowship! Bruce is the Fulbright 70th Ann… https://t.co/ubQuvS78Va
Retweeted by History Council of NSWLooking for somewhere romantic to take your #Valentine this weekend? Fall in love with Everglades House & Gardens i… https://t.co/0F8K9NJlP6
Retweeted by History Council of NSWHow rapidly are the top economies shifting? In this issue, leading thinkers and writers from Australia and the Unit… https://t.co/5NxOHkEAfu
Retweeted by History Council of NSW @nswarchives UninvitingEdited by @carla_pascoe & @PetraBueskens, this forthcoming collection foregrounds the experiences, emotions & pers… https://t.co/28KNqbbAN3
Retweeted by History Council of NSWWhere can you get the latest on Collections and Collecting, GLAMtech, Historical Justice, Climate Action and Cultur… https://t.co/YmjJZk2BH8
Retweeted by History Council of NSWMake the ultimate commitment this #LibraryLoversDay – say 'I do' to a Library card 🌹 We can't promise cookies but w… https://t.co/v0g0GhUATu
Retweeted by History Council of NSWHappy #LibraryLoversDay! We asked 14 NLA staff members to reveal what they’ve uncovered in our 10 million-item str… https://t.co/FthkKiBq9O
Retweeted by History Council of NSW"Flore des Serres" (1845-1880) was one of Europe's finest 19th century horticultural journals. Depicting mostly pla… https://t.co/BO8nFrKuwa
Retweeted by History Council of NSWThis is an area where historians might be able to assist. Collective trauma is real, and could hamper Australian co… https://t.co/8tHAJBBGLu
Retweeted by History Council of NSW#OnThisDay 14 Feb 1916 soldiers from the Liverpool military camp took strike action after a new training syllabus w… https://t.co/rLlTU6U2ND
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2/14
2020
Using direct quotes is a skill that needs to be explicitly taught to students. Here is a simple guide to help them… https://t.co/nPXLPWWQVo
Retweeted by History Council of NSWOn World Radio Day #WRD we welcome you to explore archive interviews with people closely involved in the momentous… https://t.co/zdqSZomfUN
Retweeted by History Council of NSWThanks for the endorsement! And for telling your friends about @historylabpod We have a new episode out next week!… https://t.co/09ySHKyKFz
Retweeted by History Council of NSWOn #WorldRadioDay, @UNESCO asked me to write about how podcasts reinvented radio. Got to shout out great shows from… https://t.co/5UK1eHHVyT
Retweeted by History Council of NSWReserve Bank of Australia governor Philip Lowe has warned Australia is already paying the economic price of climate… https://t.co/CW958ZHGfk
Retweeted by History Council of NSWComing up at 6.30pm @fourthestateau returning for 2020. With our new host Monica Attard @AttardMon. Tonight we look… https://t.co/IImhtf6LZn
Retweeted by History Council of NSWOnly a few days left to purchase your tickets to Hyde Park Barracks and go into the draw to win an overnight glampi… https://t.co/MnectJMDqB
Retweeted by History Council of NSWAt the opening tonight of the #hammondcare housing project beside St Johns in Darlinghurst-a 36 room hostel for old… https://t.co/aAJecqzMII
Retweeted by History Council of NSWAnne McKendry, of @unimelb, has been nominated for a prestigious @EdgarAwards for her terrific book: "Medieval Crim… https://t.co/0q2E3VH283
Retweeted by History Council of NSWGrief, generosity, love, regret, hate, spite, retribution, eccentricity: the full gamut of human emotions are revea… https://t.co/44yoWwuNaw
Retweeted by History Council of NSWAn interesting Indigenous story about the oldest volcano. https://t.co/RZu67VxSIa
Retweeted by History Council of NSW @nswarchives Pressed‘The Rainbow Serpent’ by Lardil man Goobalathaldin Dick Roughsey, is one of Australia’s most iconic Dreaming books.… https://t.co/UTwUDf27Ri
Retweeted by History Council of NSWUpgraded Trove is launching late June this year! Visit the Trove homepage Feb 14-24 to switch between a preview of… https://t.co/KogyCTgKkR
Retweeted by History Council of NSWIt’s easy to guess where today’s #ThrowbackThursday photograph was taken! We hope you enjoy this view of Town Hall… https://t.co/owoFt6g7t5
Retweeted by History Council of NSWThis year I'll be speaking at New #GLAM-er, the day before #GLAMSLAM2020. Looking forward to some great conversatio… https://t.co/hVJ8f6tDkj
Retweeted by History Council of NSWProf. Carolyn Strange of @historyANU brings a historical perspective to ask a question of ongoing importance: "Wher… https://t.co/jln5McBgbA
Retweeted by History Council of NSWCreating a museum for the future – Sydney’s Hyde Park Barracks reimagined https://t.co/Nl9ffbCLgD
Retweeted by History Council of NSWHead to @SaumarezHomested this weekend to take in the beauty of the many gardens surrounding the property. Open fro… https://t.co/SO3W5gVgln
Retweeted by History Council of NSW @juliepower @smh Myles' romantic side can be seen in these hand-coloured booklets, love letters and cards. Learn… https://t.co/aSqZl4wGQP
Retweeted by History Council of NSWMyles Dunphy…renowned conservationist and hopeless romantic it seems 😘 A lost book, now in the Library’s collectio… https://t.co/gV918iUCsY
Retweeted by History Council of NSW"In Case I Die In This Mess" @historylabpod collaborating historian @BiberKatherine from @UTSLaw looks at how court… https://t.co/cbUeq0yc5O
Retweeted by History Council of NSWAustralian historical fiction fans will be delighted to learn that bestselling author Nicole Alexander is coming to… https://t.co/BHZsYo5VuK
Retweeted by History Council of NSWOur touring exhibition 'Marriage: Love and Law' opens tomorrow @Whitlam_Inst On display: 14 Feb - 24 Apr 2020 Th… https://t.co/2Nd3jKSx2P
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2/13
2020
Some nifty history @SBS on the Marta Plan in advance of the Labour of Love Symposium @statelibrarynsw this Friday.… https://t.co/BzHWbg0Lmt
Retweeted by History Council of NSWOne of the largest solar farm constructors said today that building in Australia is "too hard, we're out." Cites go… https://t.co/xhnIXPdYUp
Retweeted by History Council of NSWHappy bday, Charles Darwin! Explore these bats from "The Zoology of the Voyage of the H.M.S. Beagle" in our Flickr… https://t.co/rfqNIXtFoa
Retweeted by History Council of NSWAFA explores the history of the United States–Australia relationship ahead of an eventful year in US politics. Feat… https://t.co/ZzgglroRr5
Retweeted by History Council of NSWHappy bday, Charles Darwin (born #OTD 1809)! 🎉 #DYK Darwin had a fascination with earthworms and studied them for… https://t.co/hiIDpiMmBk
Retweeted by History Council of NSWI'll unfortunately miss this year's Summer Scholar presentations, but if you're around Canberra tomorrow morning go… https://t.co/Z7c8E4XOfB
Retweeted by History Council of NSWRead about Borologa, a highly decorated rock shelter on Balanggarra lands, where distinct new anthropomorphic figur… https://t.co/9AOL4OVdwS
Retweeted by History Council of NSW"We need to build a new politics of our greatest river based on the public good – one that embraces a better deal f… https://t.co/zEmv7Wr9eY
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2/12
2020
Today is #WomenInScienceDay! Explore the work of dozens of female natural history artists in our #HerNaturalHistoryhttps://t.co/gaoWm99Wdc
Retweeted by History Council of NSWPerhaps @HistoryHub_ie group would be interested in this #iDoc on Australia's Convict Past & taking a 10-min survey… https://t.co/lcGSsJg6PT
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2/11
2020
Why is a tiny, decorative Chinese lotus shoe, circa 1850s, in the @nlagovau collection? Ephemera Officer Fiona Spoo… https://t.co/sxdHWiw6S4
Retweeted by History Council of NSWA digitisation challenge - this album contains over 300 photos of the construction and repair of Commonwealth railw… https://t.co/uiTfJQdfWU
Retweeted by History Council of NSWThe Hawkesbury-Nepean River and the localised 'bathtub effect' from river flooding events. Floods and the Camden '… https://t.co/72IKT3GWC4
Retweeted by History Council of NSWThe Library’s 2020 Fellows have arrived – and they brought the sun with them! These talented researchers will spend… https://t.co/6lYcvEVMZo
Retweeted by History Council of NSWThis is a worrying trend that forgets the social conditions of the 1950s. The #tradwife Trend For Submissive Women… https://t.co/pIp13eRDBg
Retweeted by History Council of NSWThe crowdfunding campaign for the release of the Palace Letters continues. Please donate! https://t.co/juWSbpMtdR v… https://t.co/jeHlCrDlQb
Retweeted by History Council of NSWWe are caring for your National Library. Over the coming months we are making some changes at the Library to bette… https://t.co/GPqn3N8F2Z
Retweeted by History Council of NSWWhen it rains, it moulds. If your favourite books have gotten wet or mouldy over the weekend, don't fret – you migh… https://t.co/Fld4Bk0Uwv
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2/10
2020

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