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Curator Elise Edmonds will explore the history of the old Devonshire Street cemetery, which used to sprawl across the sandhills at the south end of the city, where Central Station now stands.
Australia’s health system in the late stages of the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic looks nothing like the health system of six months ago. All aspects of the system – primary care, mental health, and alcohol and other drug services – have embraced new ways of working because of spatial distancing.
The Australian Antarctic Expedition was the first Australian-led expedition to the Antarctic. It took place during what is commonly referred to as the ‘Golden Age’ of Antarctic exploration and arrived while Scott and Amundsen were conducting their famous race for the South Pole.
Award-winning author Patrick Mullins joins us for a special, online edition of Going Places – Authors on Tour program run by the State Library of NSW and supported by the Copyright Agency's Cultural Fund.
During the years of the convict penal station at Newcastle [1804-1823] Aboriginal people continued to live in and around the outpost, coming and going at will.