ABOUT

Christine's area of interest is Australian history, in particular colonial history. She has contributed to a wide range of publications; spoken at national and international conferences and presented talks and workshops for local and family history groups across NSW. 

Professional associations
  • Australian Society of Archivists

  • Professional Historians Association (NSW & ACT)

  • Independent Scholaras Assocation of Australia

  • Royal Australian Historical Society

  • NSW State Liaison Officer and Chair of the Assessments sub-committee UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Committee

Current research interests
  • The Randwick Branch of the Australian Red Cross, 1914-1939

  • Sarah Hynes: pioneer botanist

  • The history of Romani people settling in NSW during the 19th and early 20th century

  • Research into the scheme to re-introduce transportation to NSW in a different form — the transportation of convict exiles.

 

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