Archive | January, 2014

Early history of 11 Fairfax Road, Mosman

24 Jan

Attached is a 2013 report by Phillipa Morris of the Mosman Historical Society on the house in which I live.



Memories of Mosman Streets

24 Jan

My contributions to ‘Mosman Memories of Your Street’ are at:



The adventures of ‘Waltzing Matilda’

23 Jan

Attached is the text of a short Australia Day talk that I am giving for the Royal Australian Historical Society. Also attached is a compressed version of the the images I will show.

Flight of Waltzing Matilda RAHS 1


Report on the Laperouse Museum

17 Jan

In 2012 I chaired a committee for the New South Wales government on the Laperouse Museum and wrote the attached report. It is now a public document.

Laperouse Museum Report July 2012-5

Tom Stannage and Australian local history

16 Jan

My recent article in theĀ Public History Review is attached.

Local history 2013