When I studied Mandarin at Sydney University in the late 1990s, everyone spent their first year learning to read and write traditional characters. At the end of that year, we could choose which way we wanted to go. Looking back…
Kate Bagnall writes here about the history and heritage of Australia's early Chinese communities. I'm particularly interested in the history of women, children and the family.
As well as a historian, I'm also an archivist, writer and editor. You can find out more at katebagnall.com or follow me on Twitter.