'Whole Histories'
keeping the stories alive

Friday 2 to Sunday 4 March 2018

St Clement's Retreat and Conference Centre, Galong

Do join us for a unqiue and interesting gathering for
local and family historians, archives and museum workers and
anyone with an interest in Australia history.

Program

Saturday talks and lunch package $95.00
and/or
Galong House Dinner package $80.00

 

Friday 2 March

12.00noon
 

Registration - rooms will be available and the common room facilites with coffee and tea is available for your BYO lunch.

2.00pm
 

Welcome & Official Opening

2.15pm

 

 

Keynote address
Energising regional history for growth and expansion in the digital age.

Dr Ann Herraman, Mt Lofty Districts Historical Society Inc, SA.

3.15pm
 

Afternoon Tea

3.45pm

 

The importance of regional archives: Why does an Englishman want to give his archives to us?

Wayne Doubleday, Regional Archives, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga.

4.30pm
 

Free time

6.15pm
 

Dinner

7.15pm

 

 

Telopea Park School ACT: How the history and heritage of one school can tell a local, national and international narrative.

Esther Davies, Canberra & District Historical Society Inc.

8.00pm

 

 

Paper and precious metal: Documenting the past.

Dr Jeff Brownrigg, Dr Richard Reid & Cheryl Mongan, St Clement's Historians.

   

Saturday 3 March

9.00am

 

 

Early Aboriginal Schooling in Yass.

Dr Keith Amos, Sydney.

9.45am

 

History and letter writing.

Linda Emery, Vice President & Archivist, Berrima District Historical & Family History Society Inc.

10.30am
 

Morning tea

11.00am

 

 

Digitisation: Film, video and audio.

Joe Kelly, Damsmart.

11.45am

 

 

Writing that's exciting: Broadening our Perspectives and Sources in Australian History.

Dr Rosalie Triolo, Monash University.

12.45pm
 

Lunch

2.00pm

 

 

Keynote address
Looking for Blackfella's Point; Reseraching and writing Aboriginal History on the south coast of NSW.

Professor Mark McKenna,  University of Sydney.

3.00pm

 

Afternoon tea

3.30pm  

Interpretation of Galong Cemetery.

4.30pm
 

Free time - to explore the environs of St Clement's or relax.

6.00pm   An Australian Entertainment.
6.45pm
 

Pre-dinner drinks - gather on the verandah of Galong House to relax and chat before the main event.

7.30pm

 

 

Dinner in Galong House

Our evening by candlelight will reflect the days when Galong was well 'beyond the limits of location'. A delicious three course dinner will be accompanied by refreshments, music and great company.

We Came in '04
After dinner speaker: Genevieve Jacobs,
ABC Radio, Canberra.

 

Sunday 4 March

9.00am

 

 

Sunday Forum.

Book a 5 minute slot for your society to share successes, plans and even problems

10.30am

 

Morning tea

11.00am  

Sunday Forum - Continues

11.30am

 

 

Keynote address
Object, Places, People: Reconnecting History and Heritage in Communities,

Dr Mathew Trinca, Director, National Museum of Australia

12.30pm

 

 

Wrapping it up.

Cheryl Mongan, Richard Reid & Jeff Brownrigg

12.45pm  

Lunch

Please note that times, titles and speakers could vary due to unforeseen circumstances.

The brochure, registration form and travel directions are available as pdf files.

Further details of the venue, accommodation and surroundings at St Clement's Retreat and Conference Centre, Galong are available on our venue page.

Pre-seminar information will be forwarded to all participants upon receipt of full payment.

To register for this event

Please complete the registration form and forward with a cheques made payable to Yass & District Historical Society Inc to

Whole Histories
Yass & District Historical Society Inc
P O Box 304
Yass NSW 2582

Alternatively email your registration to wholehistories@yasshistory.org.au and deposit funds directly to our account

Yass & District Historical Society Inc, Westpac, Yass BSB 032 771 Account No 12 0621 and quote your name on deposit.

Enquiries by E-Mail wholehistories@yasshistory.org.au

By telephone

Cheryl Mongan 6226 1435 Anne Pigram 6226 1504 Maureen Collins 6226 1334

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