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A Cup of Tea :: Author Christine Bramble on World War I nurses

A Cup of Tea :: Author Christine Bramble on World War I nurses

The nurses who served in World War I faced many challenges on the front, says researcher and author Christine Bramble – and it’s only recently that their invaluable contributions to the war effort have received the attention they deserve. In the latest issue of Inside History, we chat to Christine, author of Sisters of the Valley:...
Enter our cover image competition and you could win a trip to historic Norfolk Island!

Enter our cover image competition and you could win a trip to historic Norfolk Island!

Do you have an amazing photograph of your ancestor? We are on the lookout for beautiful images to feature on an upcoming cover (or two) of Inside History. Could your ancestor be our next cover star? Many family history researchers have that ‘one’ special photograph: the one that speaks volumes about its subject’s life and...
Author Q&A :: The Beach They Called Gallipoli

Author Q&A :: The Beach They Called Gallipoli

Awarding winning children’s author Jackie French and illustrator Bruce Whatley have created a beautiful children’s book with a focus on the events that occurred and the soldiers that passed through Gallipoli Beach from April to December 1915. Inside History chats with French and Whatley about their research. Click here to read more about The Beach They...
Victorian VC winners remembered

Victorian VC winners remembered

Included in a recent edition of Inside History was an article on the Boer War and the Australian recipients of the Victoria Cross. One of these venerated soldiers was Leslie Cecil Maygar from Longwood in Victoria. In the above photograph, Captain Maygar is standing to the left of a group of soldiers from the Victorian...
A 'Two Bob' Treasure

A ‘Two Bob’ Treasure

In a journey from World War One to present day, Gary Traynor recounts the extraordinary tale of John Thomas Huckle’s lost war medal, sold for ‘two bob’ in 1939 to be miraculously returned to family in 2014: It has been said that all citizens are duty bound to defend their nation. But what if the...
Iconic Hydro Majestic Hotel Reopens

Iconic Hydro Majestic Hotel Reopens

Arguably the most grandiose and luxurious Blue Mountains landmark, the Hydro Majestic Hotel is once again open to the public. With a history that traverses two world wars, from the day of its opening in 1904 the Hydro Majestic attracted visitors seeking a decadent escape with spectacular views of the Megalong Valley. Originally designed as...
Unlock Sydney's secrets :: Sydney Open, Sunday 2 November

Unlock Sydney’s secrets :: Sydney Open, Sunday 2 November

Sydneysiders, are you ready? This Sunday, 2 November, is the 10th edition of Sydney Living Museum’s famous bi-annual event that allows you to unlock the city’s secrets: Sydney Open. Fifty buildings around the city centre will open their doors to visitors with the prized City Pass. Included on the list this year are historic highlights...
Discovering Anzacs website officially launches

Discovering Anzacs website officially launches

The Discovering Anzacs website has been officially launched by the Governor General, Sir Peter Cosgrove, at a ceremony in Canberra on Tuesday. Discovering Anzacs is a joint project between the National Archives of Australia and Archives New Zealand aiming to digitise the service records of every Anzac who served in World War I and create a unique...