Winner 2009 National Trust Heritage Award. Winner 2008 Museums And Galleries NSW IMAGinE Award. With hopes high and families left behind, migrants travelled to the Tweed from the South Sea Islands, China, India, England, Greece, Italy and others, to labour on banana plantations and sugar cane fields.
A Tweed River Regional Museum and NSW Migration Heritage Centre publication. Continue reading
Winner 2010 National Trust Heritage Award. A powerful juxtaposition of colour and patterns, this book showcases over 40 Macedonian aprons from the Illawarra region.
A Powerhouse Publishing book supported by the NSW Migration Heritage Centre.
This richly illustrated full-colour book reveals a complex and poignant narrative examining both the public and private lives of the Chinese-Australian migrant experience.
A Museum of the Riverina and NSW Migration Heritage Centre publication in association with the Chinese-Australian Historical Society.
Highly Commended 2002 National Trust Heritage Awards. From spiritual temples to a bustling commercial centre, from kitsch to classical, this tour takes you to fascinating places in Fairfield in South-Western Sydney – one of Australia’s most culturally diverse cities.
A Fairfield City initiative supported by the NSW Migration Heritage Centre.
An historical survey of Chinese market gardens in New South Wales 1850-2010, and the labour and lives of Chinese men employed in scrub cutting, land clearing and market gardening.
A NSW Migration Heritage Centre publication. Continue reading
Visit the Wing Hing Long & Co museum, a Chinese-Australian rural general store and a time capsule of original fittings and merchandise.
A Guyra Shire Council and NSW Migration Heritage Centre publication.
Visit Trial Bay Gaol, a former concentration camp for people of German descent interned as ‘enemy aliens’ during World War One. View its extraordinary collection, including rare photographs.
A NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service and NSW Migration Heritage Centre publication. Continue reading