Woodford Academy

It’s holidaying season and a good time to venture beyond Sydney. A trip to the Blue Mountains is always a great idea, and the National Trust property, Woodford Academy, is even more reason to explore one of our most picturesque regions. I spoke with Mitch on 2SER... read more

Bodgies and African American Influences in Sydney

Ever heard of the term bodgie? What about widgie? When we think of great social change, people often cite the 1960s as a decade of transformation. But toward the end of World War II in the 1940s, a subculture emerged among Sydney’s youth – they called themselves... read more

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This is a fabulous collection of some NSW public school administration records and photographs at State Records NSW.
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The full listing of schools in this series can be found here\Series\15051\Item\Related and they are being progressively digitised! Hooray!

You may need to copy and paste the link into the URL bar. If the school you are looking for is not listed above you may find some information in the Index to Schools and Related Records…/index-to-schools-and-relate… please note these are mostly administrative records about the running of the school.
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Detail from MS Hill's 1888 map 'The City of Sydney',  a birds-eye view over the city looking to the south and west across Darling Harbour.

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