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Explore and learn about the ancient, medieval and immediate past from saints to dictators, palaces to prisons, wars to worship and myths to facts. Come and explore the history of the peoples of planet earth with WEA Sydney's professional and friendly tutors.


F2F ONL

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$158 Limited inc GST / $142

Australia's Wartime Prime Ministers

<p>The 1940s was a decade of huge events and change in Australia. It began with the newly declared war against Germany, later followed by Italy and Japan. It also began with a time of great political

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$158 Limited inc GST / $142

Australia's Wartime Prime Ministers

<p>The 1940s was a decade of huge events and change in Australia. It began with the newly declared war against Germany, later followed by Italy and Japan. It also began with a time of great political

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F2F ONL

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$86 Limited inc GST / $77

Robodebt - five years of lies, mistakes & failures

<p>Robodebt was an unlawful debt-collection scheme that issued more than 400,000 false notices to welfare recipients from 2015 to 2019 and was a shocking attack on our democracy. A Royal Commission

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F2F ONL

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$86 Limited inc GST / $77

Queen Elizabeth I - Lessons in Leadership

<p>Queen Elizabeth I is widely admired as one of the most successful of the English monarchs. By the end of her 45 year reign in 1603, England was a formidable Protestant naval power in Europe. It was

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F2F ONL

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$33 Limited inc GST

The Voyages of the Duyfken

<p>The replica of the Dutch ship Duyfken is now permanently moored at the National Maritime Museum in Darling Harbour. In 1606, the Duyfken commanded by Willem Jansz was the first European ship to

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F2F ONL

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$43 Limited inc GST

The Race for Everest

<p>After successful expeditions to the North and South poles, a race began to see who would be the first to reach the summit of Everest, the so-called “third pole”. The story is part boys’ own

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F2F ONL

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$52 Limited inc GST

Heat, History and Hummus: On the Crusader Trail in the Holy Land

<p>When travelling to the Holy Land on business, the lecturer found themself on a parallel pilgrimage in pursuit of the crusades. They saw more battlefields than balance sheets and swapped franking

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F2F ONL

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$46 Limited inc GST

The Twisted Rocks Walking Tour

<p>The Rocks is the oldest neighbourhood in Australia, filled with buildings from 1815 on, all bearing witness to a varied, quirky, story-rich past. Join us exploring these winding paths, discovering

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F2F ONL

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$43 Limited inc GST

Medieval Brittany

<p>Brittany: the land of the Bretons, invaded by the Romans, and then the Vikings, it became the Duchy of Brittany. Many famous castles and abbeys, cathedrals and beautiful medieval old towns are

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F2F ONL

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$158 Limited inc GST / $142

Persian Fury and Greek Steel - The Persian Wars

<p>Everyone has heard of the battles of Marathon and Thermopylae which were battles in the wars between Greece and Persia in the 5th century BCE. But there was much more to it than this. The Greeks

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$158 Limited inc GST / $142

Persian Fury and Greek Steel - The Persian Wars

<p>Everyone has heard of the battles of Marathon and Thermopylae which were battles in the wars between Greece and Persia in the 5th century BCE. But there was much more to it than this. The Greeks

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F2F ONL

Available Classes

$33 Limited inc GST

Naming and Shaming - the Politics and the Law

<p>Imagine if you were falsely accused of shoplifting and your friends, family and employer found out about the accusation. Your life would be badly damaged, and for a worse crime, ruined. In

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