Australian journalist and radio presenter, Frederick Spencer Burnell's (1880-1958) was as a special correspondent with the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force during World War One. His recently digitised album contains 99 black & white photographs that documenting this experience.
William McMahon was a significant, if widely derided and disliked, figure in Australian politics in the second half of the twentieth century. This biography tells the story of his life, his career, and his doomed attempts to recast views of his much-maligned time as Australia’s prime minister.
In this talk North Sydney Council Historian Dr Ian Hoskins will focus on the 1930s plans of North Sydney, pointing out the detail that appears on them and how this is useful for a variety of historical research work: social history, planning history, architectural history and cultural history.