National Archives of Australia/Australian Historical Association scholarships assist talented postgraduate scholars with the cost of copying records held in the Archives. Students enrolled in a Masters or PhD degree in history are invited to apply for these scholarships. Applications for this round close Monday 30 April 2018. Further information.
The AHA has been active in calling to have the funding restored to Australia’s cultural institutions which will affect Trove, the online archive developed and managed by the National Library of Australia that is a fundamental piece of research infrastructure. The President, Angela Woollacott wrote to Scott Morrison on 17 December 2016 protesting the cuts Read more …
If you are not heading off to Ballarat for the AHA conference, you might like to join AHA member Tim Sherratt in Canberra for a free Heritage Hack Connections workshop at the University of Canberra, on Thursday 8 July.
The recent acquisition of the diary of Rose de Freycinet, the wife of Captain Louis de Freycinet, by the State Library of New South Wales prompted a recent ABC Radio National ‘Earshot’ program on this unique female perspective on the early days of the Sydney colony. Read or listen to the program.
One of history’s greatest manuscripts will go on public exhibition for the first time in the southern hemisphere at the National Library of Australia in Canberra from 22 May 2015. Australian businessman Mr Kerry Stokes, AC has lent the Prayer Book to the National Library for exhibition for a limited time. Read more.