Australian Catholic Historical Society: Announcements

James Franklin Discussion
The Australian Catholic Historical Society is pleased to announce that its 2015 James MacGinley Award for students and recent graduates has been won by Dr Charmaine Robson (PhD, UNSW) for her paper '"…In the event of a call from the Government": The Australian Catholic Church and the indigenous leprosy apostolate'.
On 24 Sept 2016 the Society will hold a conference on 'To and from the Antipodes: Catholic missionaries over two centuries', dealing with all aspects of Catholic missions in the Australasian region. The call for papers and further details are available at

The Society's program of talks in Sydney for 2016 is available at
(Details of the Melbourne program will be available later.)

The next issue of the Journal of the Australian Catholic Historical Society will appear in February 2016. Submissions are welcome at any time. Further information and recent issues at
James Franklin
Journal of the Australian Catholic Historical Society