History, heritage and wellbeing

Emma Dortins introduces her topic for the PHA NSW roundtable at the Australian Historical Association conference on 10 July (see http://www.ahaconference.com.au/?pgid=250 for the conference program)…I’m working in the Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) in a small research section located in the Heritage Division. The section is made up of historians and archaeologists (known as … Read more

The history of place

Ian Hoskins explains the value of local history, through the lens of his work in North Sydney. In 1981 North Sydney Council was the first local council in NSW to commission a heritage study in the wake of the state’s Heritage Act 1977 and Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979. That positive attitude to history and … Read more