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Broken Hill

History abounds in Broken Hill, and enabling you to enjoy and interpret the bygone era is valuable local resource, the Broken Hill Family History Group. The Ou…

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Mittagong

Berrima District Historical and Family History Society was founded in 1960 to encourage the study of Australian, local and family history and to establish a mus…

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Broken Hill

From its early explorers to its prolific mining industry, Broken Hill’s history is rich and colourful.  Australian explorers Burke and Wills famously camped in…

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Young

The NSW gold rush and Chinese heritage are interwoven in Young. By the mid-19th century, the goldfields in NSW were beginning to dry up, with finds of the preci…

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White Cliffs

Explore a unique town that's an historic gem. There's not much doubt that you are living in an unusual town when the aerial shot looks something like the surfac…

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Dubbo

Dubbo truly is a regional city with it all. The city of Dubbo is special in a great many ways. It boasts a rich history filled with fascinating anecdotes and fa…

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Young

Discover Young’s rich gold heritage and Chinese history, and why the region was once known as the ‘El Dorado’ of NSW. Known as Lambing Flat until 1861, Young ha…

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Broken Hill

Built on the back of mining, Broken Hill boasts an incredible story of life underground. After more than 125 years of mining in Broken Hill, the 7.5km-long, 1.6…

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Tenterfield

As the 'Father of Federation', Sir Henry Parkes holds a special place in Australia's - and Tenterfield's - history. Best remembered for his fiery and impassione…

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Tenterfield

Major JF Thomas holds a special place in Tenterfield's history. ‘Breaker’ Morant may be the more famous name today but Major JF Thomas earned worldwide recognit…

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New England

Discover inspiring stories of early European explorers, Chinese gold-diggers, bushrangers, eminent scholars and generations of pastoralists. With a name like Ne…

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Armidale

The museum is located in the historic Gaza Training Depot, corner of Mann and Allingham streets, Armidale. Its mission is to commemorate the heritage of the 12t…

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Broken Hill

Charles Rasp is credited as the founder of Broken Hill but there’s much more to his story than a simple miner striking lucky. Hieronymous Salvator Lopez von Per…

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Broken Hill

Look to the skies in Broken Hill. After 34 years working in the zinc mines, Broken Hill local Trevor Barry quit in order to dedicate his time to his true passio…

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Yass

Lose yourself in the old world charm of the Globe Inn in the historic village of Yass. Yass is a popular halfway stopover between Melbourne and Sydney, but wit…