Ron Rathbone Local History Competition deadline extended

The Ron Rathbone Local History Competition offers $7,500 in prize money to encourage local historians to explore the history and heritage of Bayside. Pictured is a historic photograph of Sans Souci.
The Ron Rathbone Local History Competition offers $7,500 in prize money to encourage local historians to explore the history and heritage of Bayside. Pictured is a historic photograph of Sans Souci.

The closing date for the Ron Rathbone Local History Competition has been extended to Friday, October 1

.The Ron Rathbone Local History Competition honours the memory of Ron Rathbone OAM, a Councillor and former Mayor of the City of Rockdale who was passionate about local heritage and history.

The Competition offers $7,500 in prize money to encourage local historians to explore the history and heritage of Bayside.

All Bayside libraries remain closed due to the ongoing COVID-19 health regulations, however online research resources are available including:

. Bayside Library Online Catalogue

. TROVE: National Library of Australia

If community members require assistance in locating research material or information they can send a request to council@bayside.nsw.gov.au and a library staff member will contact them to assist.

Entries can be submitted online and must be received by Friday 1 October, 2021.