Understanding Our Scattered Legacy

Thousands of priceless treasures from Chinese Australian history are scattered across Australia, waiting to be discovered (or rediscovered). From dusty old artifacts in local museums to hidden gems in the hands of descendants, the history of the Chinese in Australia is both fascinating and far-reaching.

The CAHS’s ground breaking Scattered Legacy project has commenced the task of uncovering the hidden depths of Australia’s rich Chinese heritage. Scattered Legacy is pleased to be a National Foundation for Australia-China Relations grant recipient and is also supported by Western Sydney University’s Institute for Australian Arts and Culture. 

As long-term supporters of the Chinese Australian Historical Society we hope you will support Scattered Legacy as it unearths the secrets of the past and reveals the true extent of the Chinese influence on Australian history. If you know of objects relevant to Chinese Australian history don’t hesitate to notify us.

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