EVENTS HIGHLIGHTING THE COOPERATIVE AND MUTUAL SECTOR AND ITS MANY BENEFITS

CRG Seminar

Australian Mutuals History – Our Mutual History Saved and Shared

Abstract
This presentation outlines the work that is undertaken by Australian Mutuals History (AMH) to preserve, promote and make accessible the history of the Australian credit union movement and the customer owned banking sector. The presentation covers how AMH was formed, its current mandate and resources, its holdings of archives/collections, and some of the research uses of the archives.

Biography
Ben Woods has a background in Information Management and Journalism. He has worked with the State Library of NSW, NSW Parliamentary Library and SBS. Ben has been in his current position with Australian Mutuals History for 2 years. Ben is currently undertaking a Master of Human Rights at Curtin University and as part of this he is co-curating an interactive exhibit for the WA Museum which will be opened in 2020.

Light lunch will be served so please advise of any dietary requirements.

Event Details

Date:       Friday, 29 March 2019

Time:      1 pm – 2 pm

Venue:   Room 5070, Level 5, Abercrombie Building (H70), The University of Sydney

Host:      The University of Sydney Business School

Registrations close: 27 March 2019

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