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We Are Georges River

Connect With Our Heritage & Culture

8 October - 17 December 2021

We Are Georges River is an outdoor exhibition that will tour multiple sites across our area from October to December. Featuring iconic photographs from our past as well as community collected images, the exhibition will celebrate the stories that make life in Georges River unique.


Online exhibition

An expanded collection of hundreds of historic photographs and community stories is now available for you to explore: discover the We Are Georges River digital collection.


Exhibition dates and locations

  • Monday 11 October - Friday 22 October: Oatley Memorial Gardens, Oatley
  • Friday 22 October - Friday 5 November: Hurstville Plaza, Hurstville
  • Friday 5 November - Friday 19 November: Olds Park, Penshurst 
  • Friday 19 November - Friday 3 December: Hogben Park, Kogarah
  • Friday 3 December - Friday 17 December: Carss Bush Park, Carss Park
You can find the We Are Georges River exhibition as well as all other Council events in the Whats On


Share your story:

Help us tell the diverse story of our community by submitting a photo and short summary that shows your connection to the Georges River area. We are interested in old black and white photos from your family collection as well as images from the recent past and today as they all help us learn about our shared heritage. We would love to learn about:
  • Your family history
  • Raising a family or growing up in the area
  • Running a small business
  • Arriving here from overseas
  • Your experience during the COVID pandemic
If you would like to share your photo and your own unique story with our community, you can contribute to the We Are Georges River collection at any time - just get in touch with our library local studies team. Please email us to get involved: LocalStudies@georgesriver.nsw.gov.au 

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