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The Appin massacre – 200 years on

The Appin massacre – 200 years on

This Sunday 17 April 2016 marks 200 years since the Appin massacre, when at least 14 Aboriginal men, women and children were killed by soldiers under the command of Captain James Wallis, as part of a military reprisal raid ordered by Governor Lachlan Macquarie. I...

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200 years of public architecture

200 years of public architecture

The State Library of NSW has just opened a new exhibition – Imagine a City: 200 Years of Public Architecture in NSW. In the Dictionary of Sydney, architects Philip Thalis and Peter John Cantrill detail how Sydney’s built environment developed from the arrival of the...

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William Chidley: an eccentric campaigner

William Chidley: an eccentric campaigner

Speakers’ Corner in Sydney’s Domain has become known for its function as a place where individuals can share what’s on their mind. One famous eccentric campaigner, William Chidley, was a regular sight at the Domain from 1912, and became known for his thoughts on...

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New tour! Sydney Harbour Islands

New tour! Sydney Harbour Islands

The Dictionary of Sydney has launched a new tour! Following on from Convict Parramatta, we can now explore Sydney’s harbour islands on our mobile devices, from the Royal Australian Navy base we know as Garden Island in the east, to the prison-turned-dockyard, Cockatoo...

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Nicole Cama

Nicole Cama

Historian, curator, content strategist

I’m a professional historian who specialises in social and public history, and have worked on numerous history projects for the City of Sydney, Dictionary of Sydney, IP Australia and more.

Contact me at nicole@nicolecama.com.au.

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