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Sydney Discovery Walks - Sandstone West Walk

West of George Street are some stately sandstone buildings, plus other heritage listed office buildings, as well as hotels, parks, and statues connecting Church Hill at the northern end of York St with St. Andrew’s Cathedral. It is easy to spend two hours along this stretch of city street which most people dash through. Be prepared to discover new... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>West of George Street are some stately sandstone buildings, plus other heritage listed office buildings, as well as hotels, parks, and statues connecting Church Hill at the northern end of York St

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16 Aug
$39 Limited

<p>West of George Street are some stately sandstone buildings, plus other heritage listed office buildings, as well as hotels, parks, and statues connecting Church Hill at the northern end of York St

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13 Sep

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Sydney Discovery Walks - Rocks Secrets Walk

Explore the historic heart of Sydney with its hidden lane ways and back alleys on this entertaining stroll through The Rocks with Jo Gerk. The amount of hidden secrets awaiting your discovery is staggering and during these two hours you are bound to see and hear things you never knew existed! Be prepared to learn something new about your city! Meet... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Explore the historic heart of Sydney with its hidden lane ways and back alleys on this entertaining stroll through The Rocks with Jo Gerk. The amount of hidden secrets awaiting your discovery is

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17 Aug
$39 Limited

<p>Explore the historic heart of Sydney with its hidden lane ways and back alleys on this entertaining stroll through The Rocks with Jo Gerk. The amount of hidden secrets awaiting your discovery is

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21 Aug
$39 Limited

<p>Explore the historic heart of Sydney with its hidden lane ways and back alleys on this entertaining stroll through The Rocks with Jo Gerk. The amount of hidden secrets awaiting your discovery is

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25 Sep
$39 Limited

<p>Explore the historic heart of Sydney with its hidden lane ways and back alleys on this entertaining stroll through The Rocks with Jo Gerk. The amount of hidden secrets awaiting your discovery is

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28 Sep

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The Magnificence of William & Mary’s Reign - Sumptuous Palaces of England & Holland

The Glorious Revolution in 1689 resulted in William III of Holland & his English consort Mary becoming joint Monarchs of England whilst retaining their position in Holland. Their Palais Het Loo in Apeldoorn, Holland built 1684-1686 has recently undergone a major renovation and is to re-open in 2022. The decorative style of their reign, called... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>The Glorious Revolution in 1689 resulted in William III of Holland &amp; his English consort Mary becoming joint Monarchs of England whilst retaining their position in Holland. Their Palais Het Loo

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19 Aug

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The Wreck of the Batavia: A Gory Story

The Titanic of its day, the Batavia was the pride of the Dutch East India Company. It was on its maiden voyage to Java in 1628 when it met its doom off the coast of Western Australia in a mutiny, massacre, battle, and execution that established the first European settlers in Australia. The search and discovery of the wreck was crucial to the birth... [More]
$67 Limited

<p>The Titanic of its day, the Batavia was the pride of the Dutch East India Company. It was on its maiden voyage to Java in 1628 when it met its doom off the coast of Western Australia in a mutiny,

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20 Aug

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Sydney Discovery Walks - Millers Point Walk

Often overlooked in the shadow of The Rocks precinct, the suburb of Millers Point on the top and western side of the peninsula also boasts a large number of heritage buildings and some historic pubs. Mostly associated with working class dwellings or public housing estates, the area was also home to the residences of several 19th century shipping... [More]
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<p>Often overlooked in the shadow of The Rocks precinct, the suburb of Millers Point on the top and western side of the peninsula also boasts a large number of heritage buildings and some historic

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23 Aug
$39 Limited

<p>Often overlooked in the shadow of The Rocks precinct, the suburb of Millers Point on the top and western side of the peninsula also boasts a large number of heritage buildings and some historic

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20 Sep

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Lawyers and the Land

In Association with the Royal Australian Historical Society. Speakers: Carol Liston and Christine Yeats This workshop will discuss how you may find out about your ancestors through the records of the various firms of solicitors that have deposited records with the State Library of NSW. The speakers will discuss how these ‘hidden gems’ can link to... [More]
$35 Limited / $32

<p><strong>In Association with the Royal Australian Historical Society.</strong></p>

<p><strong>Speakers:</strong> Carol Liston and Christine Yeats</p>

<p>This workshop will discuss how you may find

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24 Aug

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The Australian Overland Telegraph Line

On 22 August 1872 the construction of the Australian Overland Telegraph Line between Port Augusta in South Australia and Darwin in the Northern Territory was completed, connecting Australia to the rest of the world. Spanning more than 3,000km through barren outback terrain, this achievement is one of the highlights of 19th century Australian... [More]
$49 Limited

<p>On 22 August 1872 the construction of the Australian Overland Telegraph Line between Port Augusta in South Australia and Darwin in the Northern Territory was completed, connecting Australia to the

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26 Aug

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How to Research Your Possible Convict Ancestors

The Course provides a basic introduction to the main sources of information required to locating or confirming Australian convict ancestors and an understanding of the convict system. It provides the opportunity for a hands-on exploration of multiple websites and teaches an organised approach to searching and recording using state and local... [More]
$129 Limited / $116

<p>The Course provides a basic introduction to the main sources of information required to locating or confirming Australian convict ancestors and an understanding of the convict system. It provides

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27 Aug
Please be advised that you will need to bring your own fully charged device (laptop or tablet) as well as the power cable for this course. This class has been postponed to Winter term by request of the tutor.

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Messages by New Pathways

Today we can contact people around the globe in seconds. But how did humans learn to transcribe thought and language? In Australia, the first nations used sophisticated messaging protocols to interact across social boundaries. It took two years before Governor Arthur Phillip's first dispatches to London bore fruit, with the arrival of Lady Juliana... [More]
$113 Limited / $102

<p>Today we can contact people around the globe in seconds. But how did humans learn to transcribe thought and language? In Australia, the first nations used sophisticated messaging protocols to

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27 Aug

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Sydney Discovery Walks - Ultimate Ultimo Walk

An early 19th century court case, a land grant and a joke led to an exciting inner-city suburb changing from cornfields and cow paddocks to Sydney’s industrial heart. Today it is a neighbourhood of modern city living, culture, entertainment and education. Wind your way from Darling Harbour to Railway Square and explore the history of this vibrant... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>An early 19th century court case, a land grant and a joke led to an exciting inner-city suburb changing from cornfields and cow paddocks to Sydney’s industrial heart. Today it is a neighbourhood of

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27 Aug
$39 Limited

<p>An early 19th century court case, a land grant and a joke led to an exciting inner-city suburb changing from cornfields and cow paddocks to Sydney’s industrial heart. Today it is a neighbourhood of

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17 Sep

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