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Keynote Presentation

When: Sunday 5th September 2021

Time: 11am -

How: LIVE share on Facebook then shared to this page. 

To see what happened in 2020 for our keynote presentation click here. 

This is an official event of History Week 2021, supported by the History Council of NSW


History Week 2021 Keynote Presentation

Join us as we discuss "History from the Group Up"! 

Due to technical difficulties and the current pandemic we were unable to bring you this event live as per usual but thanks to the joys of technology our speakers have been able to come to you from all over the state.  

This event did go "live" at 11am on both Facebook and here on our website with our team monitoring your questions until 12pm. At this time our two guest speakers will record a Q & A session. So if you do have any questions for our speakers please head over to Facebook and place it in the comments section or send us a message by using the contact box below. 

Today's proceedings include:

-Introduction by our Chairman Marcus Baker
​-Keynote Presentation on the history of early firefighting in Sydney by our CEO Belinda McMartin
-Guest presentation on the historic relationship between the military and fire brigade by Ian Grimwood
-Awards presentation by our Curator Laura Anderson and Deputy Chairman Peter Stathis to announce our annual history award recipient and life member inductee to our membership program that was launched in 2020. 

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Q & A with our speakers; Ian and Belinda

This was recorded an hour after the presentation went live. Ian and Belinda have answered as many questions as possible. If you want to ask a question please still do and the team will try and answer it over the next week. 

2021 Museum of Fire Life Member Inductee:
Mr. Brian Blunt

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