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Animals in the Ancient World

This course will examine the relationship between humans and animals such as cats, dogs and horses from the Neolithic to the Roman period using iconographical and literary sources from ancient cultures including those of Egypt, the Near East, Greece and Rome. It will primarily study companion animals, but will also include material on birds,... [More]
$113 Limited / $102

<p>This course will examine the relationship between humans and animals such as cats, dogs and horses from the Neolithic to the Roman period using iconographical and literary sources from ancient

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31 Aug

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Pan's Gift of Forgetting - Kenneth Grahame and 'The Wind in the Willows'

Kenneth Grahame never imagined he was writing a masterpiece when he created The Wind in the Willows. This talk looks at his odd and interesting life and work and examines some of the more esoteric secrets of his most beloved book. DELIVERY MODE Face-to-Face SUGGESTED READING The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame Among the Bohemians, Virginia... [More]
$49 Limited

<p>Kenneth Grahame never imagined he was writing a masterpiece when he created <em>The Wind in the Willows</em>. This talk looks at his odd and interesting life and work and examines some of the more

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02 Sep

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Sydney Discovery Walks - Pyrmont Renewal Walk

Explore the revitalised former industrial heartland of Sydney and cradle of its wealth on this exciting two hour circuit walk around the peninsula which the Gadigal people called Pirrama. Hear stories and descriptions of years gone by and see how the place has changed from industrial powerhouse to derelict ruins to modern city living. Meet outside... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Explore the revitalised former industrial heartland of Sydney and cradle of its wealth on this exciting two hour circuit walk around the peninsula which the Gadigal people called Pirrama. Hear

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13 Aug
$39 Limited

<p>Explore the revitalised former industrial heartland of Sydney and cradle of its wealth on this exciting two hour circuit walk around the peninsula which the Gadigal people called Pirrama. Hear

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03 Sep

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The Lost Towns of the Old Hume Highway

Australia surely has no road with a more colourful past than the Old Hume Highway. Explorers, pioneers, highwaymen, bushrangers, convicts and the law have all played their part in establishing the route of this major inter-capital road. Our journey today, is to follow this most historic of Australian routes and rediscover its story and the lost... [More]
$113 Limited / $102

<p>Australia surely has no road with a more colourful past than the Old Hume Highway. Explorers, pioneers, highwaymen, bushrangers, convicts and the law have all played their part in establishing the

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04 Sep
$113 Limited / $102

<p>Australia surely has no road with a more colourful past than the Old Hume Highway. Explorers, pioneers, highwaymen, bushrangers, convicts and the law have all played their part in establishing the

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10 Sep

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Australian Women's History: A Walking Tour

Join professional Tour Guide Jo Henwood as she reveals the stories of significant but often-forgotten women who changed our lives as we walk the Sydney CBD. There are few statues or plaques to women in Sydney so these women – lawyers, politicians, bankers, businesswomen, and many others - are easy to forget but by walking past their relevant sites... [More]
$67 Limited

<p>Join professional Tour Guide Jo Henwood as she reveals the stories of significant but often-forgotten women who changed our lives as we walk the Sydney CBD. There are few statues or plaques to

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04 Sep

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Battlefields Under Threat - Encroachment on Significant Sites

This lecture will address a number of significant overseas battlefield sites recently threatened by modern urban, industrial or technological development. A recurring theme is the argument between the need for urban spread and the desire to preserve the ground considered to be of national importance. We will discuss various community reactions to... [More]
$24 Limited

<p>This lecture will address a number of significant overseas battlefield sites recently threatened by modern urban, industrial or technological development. A recurring theme is the argument between

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05 Sep

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The Greatest Australian Albums of All Time

Australian popular music is world class. It has a long history of great music and amazing albums from well-known artists like Midnight Oil and AC/DC to lesser known groups such as Flume, Chain and Adalita. We get behind the history of these bands and the making of their albums and of course play and discuss the music. DELIVERY MODE Face-to-Face... [More]
$81 Limited / $73

<p>Australian popular music is world class. It has a long history of great music and amazing albums from well-known artists like Midnight Oil and AC/DC to lesser known groups such as Flume, Chain and

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05 Sep

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Australia's Founding Fathers

Most Australians have heard of Sir Henry Parkes, ‘the father of Federation’, but he was only the most notable of a number of men who campaigned for Federation and wrote successive versions of the Australian Constitution. Today we consider the lives and contributions of Parkes and five of his most notable but largely forgotten colleagues. Five of... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Most Australians have heard of Sir Henry Parkes, ‘the father of Federation’, but he was only the most notable of a number of men who campaigned for Federation and wrote successive versions of the

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06 Sep

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Sydney Discovery Walks - Sandstone South Walk

Sydney boasts a variety of beautiful 19th century sandstone buildings. Two clusters of such buildings are located along Macquarie St and George St between Martin Place and Bathurst St respectively. Not only are these buildings architecturally impressive and showcasing fascinating features, but many interesting stories are attached to the people... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Sydney boasts a variety of beautiful 19th century sandstone buildings. Two clusters of such buildings are located along Macquarie St and George St between Martin Place and Bathurst St respectively.

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10 Aug
$39 Limited

<p>Sydney boasts a variety of beautiful 19th century sandstone buildings. Two clusters of such buildings are located along Macquarie St and George St between Martin Place and Bathurst St respectively.

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07 Sep

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Four Great Speeches in History and Why They Worked

Unpack four famous speeches in history to see why they were so successful and have become an enduring part of culture. These are the great speeches of Lincoln’s Gettysburg address, Kennedy’s Inaugural address, Mandela’s Cape Town rally and King’s “I have a dream”. Each of the four speeches will be unpacked for content, context, style and rhetoric.... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Unpack four famous speeches in history to see why they were so successful and have become an enduring part of culture. These are the great speeches of Lincoln’s Gettysburg address, Kennedy’s

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08 Sep

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