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Discover Your Local History - Frank Hurley: a photographer's extraordinary life

Frank Hurley’s biographer, Alasdair McGregor, shares his insight into an extraordinary life. Hurley roamed the world as adventurer, photographer and film-maker but found sanctuary in creating magnificent gardens - two of them in our local area.

A plaque was unveiled marking the life and achievements of Frank Hurley in 2019 as part of the Woollahra Council Plaque Scheme.

Local History Session - Upgraded TROVE - What is it good for?

Explore the power of the National Library of Australia’s TROVE. Browse through a vast collection of digital copies of newspapers, photographs, manuscripts and more. Learn how to plan your search and use narrow keyword searches. This event was part of History Week 2020.