LOCAL HISTORY2021-04-12T01:54:55+10:00

Mosman History: The Murder of Heart Surgeon Dr. Victor Chang, the man named as “Australian of the Century”.

July 3, 2020|News, Local History|

It’s Thursday, 4 July 1991, when Dr. Victor Chang climbs into his new Mercedes 500SL and pulls out of his Clontarf driveway, bound for St Vincent’s Hospital in Darlinghurst. The pioneer heart surgeon is running late, after sharing breakfast with his wife, Ann.

Calls to rename National Park honouring controversial colonialist Benjamin Boyd. So, what does this mean for Neutral Bay?

June 23, 2020|News, Local History|

lls for the NSW State Government to erase the name of Ben Boyd from a national park have raised a question mark over the Neutral Bay road named after the Scottish entrepreneur and adventurer.

Local History: The unsolved mystery of the deadly Ghost Train inferno at Luna Park still haunts Sydney – more than 40 years later.

June 11, 2020|News, Local History|

It was winter 1979 when a young family from far west NSW travelled to Sydney for the holiday of a lifetime. Dad John, mum Jenny and their two young children Damien and Craig enjoyed a week in the ‘big smoke’, before spending their final day sight-seeing on the lower north shore.

Anzac Day 2019: Acclaimed author Patrick Lindsay on 100 years since the end of World War One.

April 24, 2019|News, Local History|

Over the last four years, year by year and battle by battle, we’ve commemorated the centenary of World War One. 2019 marks the Centenary of the Great Homecoming - the start of the aftermath of that war - the realisation of the cataclysmic damage that it caused.

Walkley Award winning journalist and acclaimed historian Gavin Souter shares his memories of seven decades in Mosman.

February 28, 2019|News, Local History|

Not everyone wins Australian journalism’s highest honour, a Walkley Award. And not everyone can say they’ve been commissioned by the Federal Government, to write the narrative history of our nations Parliament. But Gavin Souter can.

Mosman Insider: Our reporter takes a step back in time and unlocks secrets from the past.

August 8, 2018|News, Local History|

At the turn of the 20th century, picture postcards of Mosman were fashionable way for local residents to share news with family and friends. Mosman collective delves into these windows of our past, to uncover long forgotten moments in our suburb’s history.

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