Stargazing at the AGNSW

Astrophysicist Kirsten Banks joins journalist Jan Fran to explore the constellations present in our night sky and in the art featured in the Under the Stars exhibition at the Art Gallery of NSW. Looking at the cosmos from both an Indigenous Read More

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Eight Days in Kamay

In April 1770, strangers onboard the Endeavour appeared off the shores of Kamay (Botany Bay). This new exhibition at the State Library of NSW explores the eight days that followed and their continuing legacy. Coinciding with the 250th anniversary of Read More

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Black Stories Matter: Does the Media Fail Aboriginal political aspirations?

You’re invited to join ‘Black Stories Matter’, a 4-part webinar series bringing together media researchers, historians, former policy makers and members of the growing cohort of Aboriginal journalists whose work is disrupting the patterns of the past. The series is presented by the Indigenous Read More

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Finding your ancestors: Research Family History in NSW

Finding Your Ancestors is a new project designed to encourage and help members of the Aboriginal community to take the first steps into researching family history. Most Aboriginal people are already historians. They hold knowledge of family ancestry, culture and Read More

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WARAMI Festival 2020

Celebrate Indigenous culture online with City of Parramatta’s vibrant online WARAMI festival until 5 July 2020. Enjoy fun, educational and interactive online activities, from a virtual welcome and smoking ceremony, to language, arts and culture sessions. There are plenty of Read More

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Talking Deadly with Travis De Vries

This year marks the 250th anniversary of Cook’s arrival in Kamay (Botany Bay). Many Australians today can recite the story of this historic event, but our perspectives on the figure at the centre of it differ greatly. For this special Talking Deadly series hosted fortnightly by Travis De Vries, and presented by Read More

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City of Sydney grants in response to Covid-19

The City of Sydney has launched 5 new grants to support businesses, artists and not-for-profits affected by Covid-19. The grants have been designed to complement State and Federal funding. The grants will help individuals and groups reimagine their operations to Read More

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First Nations Wikipedia edit-a-thon 2020

On Saturday 21 March 2020, City of Sydney Library is hosting a First Nations Wikipedia editathon at Redfern Community Centre Lawn Library to increase and improve content relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. It will be led by Read More

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Yabun 2020

Resist invasion, celebrate survival and continue culture at the Yabun Festival on the traditional lands of the Gadigal people at Victoria Park on Sunday 26 January 2020. Yabun is a free event that features live music, bustling market stalls, panel Read More

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Living Language: Country, Culture, Community

Marking the UNESCO International Year of Indigenous Languages, the exhibition Living Language: Country, Culture, Community at the State Library of NSW builds on the Library’s historical collections with stories of resilience and achievement from communities throughout NSW. The exhibition celebrates Read More

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