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History Council of NSW Annual History Lecture

Fri 28 October at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


This year the History Council of NSW Annual History Lecture will be presented by Professor Bruce Pascoe. Bruce Pascoe is an Aboriginal Australian writer of literary fiction, non-fiction, poetry, essays and children’s literature. His works have been published nationally and internationally, and have won several national literary competitions.

During this year’s Annual History Lecture, Bruce will interrogate the question: “What will change if we all have a better understanding of Australian History pre-contact?”  Anyone who has heard Bruce speak will be aware of his intelligent and considerate articulation of the complexities faced by Australian Historians in the current social climate. We can’t wait for you to join us for this fascinating and lively presentation.

The event includes a Cocktail Party to be held in the Hotel Canobolas Ballroom, 248 Summer Street, Orange from 6.00pm for a 6:30pm start. Cost is $50.00 for seniors and Concession Card holds; $65.00 for non-members.

Bruce Pascoe describes himself as a writer and farmer. He has published 36 books including Dark Emu which won the NSW Premier’s Award for Literature in 2016 and Young Dark Emu which won both the Booksellers Association Prize and the CBCA Non-fiction award in 2020.




Fri 28 October
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:


Local government area
Music, Literature, Heritage, Aboriginal culture
Event contact details (phone/ email)
0418 811 522


The Hotel Canobolas, Orange
248 Summer Street
Orange, NSW 2800 Australia
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The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

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