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21
Mar
2018

Contesting Development: Rural Transition in the Bega Valley 1965 to 1996

Between 1965 and 1996 the population of the Bega Valley Shire in the south eastern corner of New South Wales more than doubled. During this period the area...
14
Mar
2018

A City for Music Lovers: Creating a Classical Music Culture in Sydney 1889-1939

Through the efforts of thousands of dedicated music lovers, classical music obtained a privileged position in Sydney in the early twentieth century. This...
07
Mar
2018

1954: Was it the Petrov Election?

The Australian federal election, held on 29 May, 1954, is often referred to as the ‘Petrov’ election because of the tumultuous circumstances surrounding it. On...
07
Mar
2018

1954: Was it the Petrov Election?

The Australian federal election, held on 29 May, 1954, is often referred to as the ‘Petrov’ election because of the tumultuous circumstances surrounding it. On...
07
Mar
2018

1954: Was it the Petrov Election?

The Australian federal election, held on 29 May, 1954, is often referred to as the ‘Petrov’ election because of the tumultuous circumstances surrounding it. On...
28
Feb
2018

From Colonisation to My Generation: The History of an Aboriginal Family Group over Several Generations

I have traced the history of my four Aboriginal grandparents' family lines to as far back as we can go in the written historic record. Spanning five...
21
Feb
2018

Rivers of Gold: An Environmental History of Water, Mining, and Landscape Change

Rivers are cultural artefacts that have been transformed by significant human intervention.  In SE Australia the historic gold-mining industry led to extensive...

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