Sydney’s Rum Hospital

It seems rum is good for your health. Or it was 200 years ago in Sydney. Sydney in 1810 was in desperate need of¬†a permanent general hospital. Governor Lachlan Macquarie wanted it built, but didn’t have a lot of dosh to pay for it. Rather than call upon the...

Australian Society of Archivists RAPPSIG seminar

On the 20 October, the Australian Society of Archivists will be holding its 2011 Symposium, Archiving the Iconic, at Luna Park as well as a number of pre and post symposium events. One of these events will be a seminar held by the Reference, Access and Public Programs...