BEATING FRANCE TO BOTANY BAY

2022-01-06T18:54:41+11:0023 November 2021|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Australia and its relations with France go back a long way - they began with the British. The French had a jump start in the race for a Pacific empire, but English officials then launched their own pursuit around the globe. The contestants finally met in Botany Bay, with the French just five days too [...]

Zoom Registration Margaret Cameron-Ash – Members Only

2021-11-23T13:59:00+11:0010 November 2021|Tags: |

Speakers: Margaret Cameron-Ash, Historian of European pre-settlement Australia, mostly recently in Beating France to Botany Bay - The Race to Found Australia Topic: Britain, France and the Race to Take Australia Date/Time: Tuesday 23 November 2021 at 6pm [NOTE TIME]  Face-to-face and Zoom - The link will be sent on the day of the event. NOTE [...]

Face to Face Registration Margaret Cameron-Ash – Members Only

2021-11-16T10:04:36+11:0010 November 2021|Tags: |

Please note: Due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions registration is limited to fully vaccinated Associate Members & a partner. Speakers: Margaret Cameron-Ash, Historian of European pre-settlement Australia, mostly recently in Beating France to Botany Bay - The Race to Found Australia Topic: Britain, France and the Race to Take Australia Date/Time: Tuesday 23 November 2021 at 6pm [...]

HOW THE GREAT NAVIGATOR MISSED BASS STRAIT– LOOKING BACK AT JAMES COOK

2020-08-19T15:34:21+10:0018 June 2019|Categories: Paper, Sydney Paper Archive|Tags: , |

Margaret Cameron-Ash is the author of Lying for the Admiralty: Captain Cook's Endeavour Voyage. In her book, she mounts a strong circumstantial case that Cook both discovered Bass Strait and actually gazed upon Sydney Harbour. Her proposition is that Cook and some of his party walked overland from Botany Bay to the Harbour. Her case is [...]

How The Great Navigator Missed Bass Strait – Looking Back at James Cook

2019-06-24T10:09:28+10:0015 May 2019|Categories: Function, Margaret Cameron-Ash|Tags: , |

SPEAKER:      MARGARET CAMERON-ASH (Author, Lying for the Admiralty: Captain Cook's Endeavour Voyage) DATE:             Tuesday 28 May 2019 *Book from 14 May 2019** TIME:             5.30 for 6pm LIGHT REFRESHMENTS TOPIC:            How The Great Navigator Missed Bass Strait – Looking Back at James Cook VENUE:           The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney

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