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On Saturday 26 October commemorate the life & times of the Parramatta Female Factory Women. Celebrate the day the women struck for their rights 192 years ago!

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Join us for the launch of "Anzac and Aviator" by Michael Molkentin about one of Australia's great aviation pioneers.

Hear about the remarkable story of Sir Ross Smith, who rode to war at Gallipoli on horseback and by the end of the war, was one of the most highly awarded fighter pilots and winner of the 1919 England to Australia Air Race.

Dr Michael Molkentin is an award winning local author and historian of four books on the history of aviation.

Date: Wednesday 6th November

Time: 6pm

Venue: Shellharbour City Library

Address: 76 Cygnet Avenue, Shellharbour City Centre

Cost: Free

Books will be available for purchase and signing

Bookings essential. Phone 4221 6222 or book online at

Light refreshments provided

BOOKINGS WILL OPEN FROM THURSDAY 24TH OCTOBER via Shellharbour City Libraries What's on web

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8 nights 11-19 March 2020 on Pacific Aria

* visiting Kangaroo Island (SA) and Wineglass Bay, Hobart, Port Arthur and Burnie (all in Tas) 

* 10 speakers from most Australian states and the UK
* 50 topics – our usual wide range
* three special themes within this - DNA and convicts and English research

SPEAKERS: Professor Hamish Maxwell-Stewart (Tas), Geoffrey Barber (WA), Else Churchill (UK), Kerry Farmer (NSW), Rob Hamilton (Vic), Shauna Hicks (Qld), Mel Hulbert (NSW), Eric & Rosemary Kopittke (Qld), Helen Smith (Qld), Alec Tritton (UK)

See web site for more details.