PHA Qld Professional Development Day

On Saturday 14 October 2017, PHA Qld welcomes you to a professional development day at the Queensland Art Gallery. Themed History: practice and experience, the day will include a number of talks by leading practitioners in the field, and highlight resources available to professional historians as well as insights into industry experience. Guest Speaker Jill Barnard (President, Professional Historians Australia) will provide insights into managing your…

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Professional Historians Australia AGM

On Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 August, PHA Qld Delegate Carmel Black and Alternate Delegate Tim Roberts attended the Professional Historians Australia Annual General Meeting and General Meeting. The meeting was held in Adelaide’s historic Migration Museum, and was attended by Delegates from all PHAs across Australia, as well as Alternate Delegates from New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, and Victoria. A…

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History of the Horseshoe

On Saturday 9 September, the Friends of Peel Island will host a morning revealing the unique history of this historic place. PHA Qld memberPeter Ludlow will present ‘The History Behind the Horseshoe’, highlighting Peel's history including pre-European occupation, its use by Europeans and, in 2007, the 2007 gazetting of the Island as a National Park and Conservation Park and the Heritage Listing of…

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Special Event: Qld Peacewomen Awards

The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom invites PHA Qld members to the annual WILPF QLD Peacewomen Awards, Sunday 8 October 2017. This year, the Awards will celebrate the long forgotten women peace makers in Brisbane from WW1 to the 1930s. Dr Deborah Jordan will share her research on these amazing women, who will gain the posthumous recognition they deserve as…

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Harry Gentle Resource Centre launches new website

The Harry Gentle Resource Centre is pleased to announce the re-launch of the Harry Gentle Resource Centre (HGRC) website. The redeveloped site features news and updates, research resources, biographies, rare books and documents as well as some of the exciting projects undertaken by our Visiting Fellows. Dr Ray Kerkhove's 'Mapping Frontier Conflict in South-East Queensland' illustrates frontier conflict between the…

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