‘Shack Life: The Survival Story of Three Royal National Park Communities’

Congratulations to Ingeborg van Teeseling for the publication of Shack Life: The Survival Story of Three Royal National Park Communities, which tells the story of three small beachside communities in the Royal National Park south of Sydney – Era, Burning Palms and Little Garie – and how their residents fought to save their beloved shacks.

‘Cold War to Hot Planet: Fifty Years of Arena’

Congratulations to John Hinkson, Paul James, Alison Caddick, Simon Cooper, Melinda Hinkson and Dan Tout who have edited Cold War to Hot Planet: Fifty Years of Arena, a collection that reflects on Arena’s contribution to Australian cultural and political life over the past five decades. The volume presents exploratory essays on international and domestic issues Read more …

History Australia 14.1

The latest issue of History Australia is now available and features a collection of excellent of articles from a range of historians including Amanda Nettelbeck, Jim Berryman and Amy McKernan, as well as exhibition and book reviews. All members of the AHA receive a subscription to the journal. To access it online, log in to Read more …

Newcastle 2018 Conference

Preparations for ‘Entangled Histories’, the AHA 2018 conference are coming along apace. Keynote speakers include Professor Dane Kennedy, Elmer Louis Kayser Professor of History and International Affairs, George Washington University; Professor Christina Twomey, Head of History, Monash University; and Associate Professor Michelle Moravec, a digital historian who works primarily in computational linguistics. Early bird registration closes Monday 1 Read more …