112 episodios

Australian history through the lens of migration.

Aussie History Podcast James Dampier

    • Historia

Australian history through the lens of migration.

    AHP-111-More Bushrangers who were not Ned Kelly

    AHP-111-More Bushrangers who were not Ned Kelly

    It's back to bushrangers. In this episode were are focusing on Frank Pearson also known as ‘Captain Starlight' and James Alpin McPherson who went by the moniker the 'Wild Scotchman'. Check out the following YouTube video on the 'Wild Scotchman' and his escape attempt from St Helena prison island: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wITSpdaZj9g

    Email me at jamesdampier.awp@gmail.com

    • 18 min
    AHP-110-The Sydney Opera House

    AHP-110-The Sydney Opera House

    In this episode we take a gander at one of Sydney’s most iconic landmarks – the Sydney Opera House. Sitting on Bennelong Point, the Sydney Opera House sits resplendent, with its white sails dominating Sydney Cove. Take a look at Stevie Wright performing Evie Parts 1, 2 and 3 at the Sydney Opera House in 1979. 
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lPveBD6WWXc
    Email me at: jamesdampier.awp@gmail.com

    • 37 min
    AHP-109-Francis Greenway

    AHP-109-Francis Greenway

    Francis Greenway was an English-born architect who was transported to New South Wales as a convict for the crime of forgery. He was the colony’s first Government architect. Greenway is admired for his buildings such as St Matthew’s Church in Windsor and St James’ Church and the Hyde Park Barracks in Sydney. He was an extremely talented, but deeply flawed man. Email me at jamesdampier.awp@gmail.com. I answer every email.

    • 11 min
    AHP-108-Douglas Grant and how I was taught by the SS

    AHP-108-Douglas Grant and how I was taught by the SS

    In this episode we learn about Douglas Grant. an Indigenous man who served in the trenches in World War I. He was treated as an equal in the AIF but faced discrimination upon his return home. Then there is Douglas Berneville-Claye, my English teacher at St Greg's Campbelltown. He passed himself off as a war hero. But he was actually a traitor, a British officer who joined the SS.

    • 24 min
    AHP-107-The Sydney Wars 1791-96

    AHP-107-The Sydney Wars 1791-96

    The conflict between the British settlers and the local Indigenous people is heating up. The settlers push into the extremely fertile river flats along the Hawkesbury River near Windsor, Richmond and Wilberforce. This deprives the local people of access to traditional food sources.

    Email me at jamesdampier.awp@gmail.com. I answer every email.

    • 26 min
    AHP-106-Blaxland, Lawson and Wentworth and the Bathurst War

    AHP-106-Blaxland, Lawson and Wentworth and the Bathurst War

    In 1813 Gregory Blaxland, William Lawson and William Charles Wentworth made the first successful crossing of the Blue Mountains. Or did they? Were Blaxland, Lawson and Wentworth really the first to cross the Blue Mountains? And what of the implications of their explorations for the local Indigenous people? 

    • 38 min

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