Events

What's On?

Friday, 08 Jul 2022
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

There is growing realisation about the variety of records that reveal details of NSW Aboriginal lives in the 19th century, including those in our Collection.

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Wednesday, 10 Aug 2022
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

We have been working on a lot of really great initiatives in the past 12 months. Martyn Killion will be speaking to Hawkesbury Family History Group about what's new at the NSW State Archives. 

This is an 'in-person' event. 

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Friday, 12 Aug 2022
10:30 PM to 11:30 AM

Looking for records of immigration to Sydney before 1923? These records are held in our Collection. This webinar is an update of our talk on immigration and shipping records. 

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Friday, 26 Aug 2022
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Conditional purchase was a process forĀ obtaining a Crown Grant of land in NSW before it was surveyed. Join us for a Live Q&A to discuss how to navigate this tricky area of research.

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Friday, 16 Sep 2022
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

We've been undertaking a large digitisation project of at-risk material in the State Archives Collection. Find out about the glass plate negatives depicting life in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, our digitised insolvency files and school files.

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Friday, 14 Oct 2022
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Whilst we don't hold records of patients in private hospitals in the Archives Collection, there are records you can use to find out more about the hospitals themselves.

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Friday, 18 Nov 2022
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Government buildings have shaped where and how we live in NSW. This webinar will explore records that can tell us about these buildings - how they were planned and designed and how they were built. 

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Friday, 09 Dec 2022
10:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Until the early twentieth century a journey to NSW involved a sea voyage. Travellers boarding a ship often faced the perils of fire, disease and shipwreck, and the Australian coast is littered with the remnantsĀ of many ships that failed to safely reach their destination.

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