Engage with us

Engage with us

All members of the Centre have strong outreach profiles as public historians engaged with presenting their research in a variety of different formats including:

  • exhibition curation (The Women’s Library London, Mosman Library, Macquarie University Library, Australian History Museum, Sydney Living Museums), 
  • television and radio production (including Serendipity/Artemis, Warner Brothers, Joined Up Television and the ABC in Australia, RDF, Channel 4 and Granada Television in the UK), 
  • writing for general 
  • as well as academic audiences. 


Evans has worked on a number of family history projects with Ancestry.com. Mark Hearn writes regularly for The Canberra Times. Numerous members work as consultants and commissioned historians to NGOs (including The Benevolent Society and the Transport and General Workers’ Union), charities and community organizations (Orange Library and Council, Bourke Library and Council) and have appeared as expert witnesses in court. Paul Ashton and Paula Hamilton’s partners have included the Australian Heritage Commission, Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust, Centre for Creative and Cultural Research, University of Canberra, Centre for Urban Research and Learning, CoAsIt, Creative Industries Innovation Centre, Halstead Press, Health Care Interpreter Service NSW, History Teachers; Association of NSW, Leichhardt Council Library, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, Parramatta Female Factory Precinct Memory Project, Paul Knox and Associates, Powerhouse Museum, Professional Historians Association NSW and ACT, Public History Program, Regional Arts NSW, Shore Regional Organisation of Councils, The Paddington Society, UTS Shopfront, and Sutherland Shire Council.

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