Soldier’s Riot of 1916

The soldiers of the Australian Imperial Force who fought in WW1 are usually remembered as heroic and patriotic. But they weren’t always compliant to military rule and were prone to cause trouble, both here and overseas. Conditions in the recruitment camps at...

A year in review

I can’t believe another year has slipped by! We often get to the end of the year, and think: what have we done? Well, in the case of the Dictionary of Sydney, it’s a lot!! So I thought today was a good time to take stock and share some of the achievements...

Voices from Liverpool’s past

The Dictionary of Sydney has been working with Oral History NSW, the Royal Australian Historical Society and Liverpool City Council to curate excerpts from Liverpool Library’s oral history collection, digitise them and make them available online. Last week 65...