2016 NORFOLK ISLAND CONFERENCE
Norfolk Island will be the location for a very different HTANSW Conference to be held in January 2016.
Organised in association with Norfolk Island Central School, the Conference offers a unique chance to visit this special place, with a program that combines keynote presentations and workshops with a range of exciting site studies. Depending on the travel package selected, delegates and their partners will also have free time to explore the island themselves.
9 September 2015 'early bird' conference registration closes
5 October 2015 bookings and registration at currently advertised prices close
6 October 2015 - 4 January 2016 late bookings, inquire at Norfolk Island Travel Centre
11-18 January 2016 Conference Week (formal program 11-14 January)
||Captain Cook lands on Norfolk Island|
||Penal colony settled from NSW|
||HMS Sirius is wrecked|
||Second penal colony|
||Settlement of Pitcairn Islanders, who were descendants of Tahitians and HMS Bounty mutineers|
|1867-1920||The Church of England’s Melanesian Mission operates from Norfolk Island|
||Norfolk Island becomes an external territory of Australia|
As well as being a beautiful natural location, Norfolk Island is a special place where history comes together, inviting exploration of:
- The movement of peoples
- Polynesian exploration and settlement of the Pacific
- World Heritage listed Kingston convict site
- Foundations of European settlement in Australia
- Built and cultural heritage
- History, archaeology and science
- Museums and hands-on history
- Experiences of WWI and WWII
- Representations of history ... Bounty movies, Georgian drama, Fletcher’s Mutiny Cyclorama ...
History Teachers Association of NSW is a QTC endorsed provider of Registered professional development for the maintenance of Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.
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