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Ian Hoskins

Ian Hoskins has worked as an academic and public historian in Sydney for over 30 years. The original edition of Sydney Harbour: A history won the Queensland Premier’s Literary Prize for History in 2010 and Coast, his history of the New South Wales coast, won the New South Wales Premier’s Prize for Community and Regional History in 2014. His most recent work, Australia & the Pacific: A history was shortlisted for the Australian History Prize in 2022. He was the CH Currey Fellow at the State Library of NSW in 2019 exploring the Library’s extensive Pacific collections.

Books from this author
Australia & the Pacific
October 2021
November 2013
From Eden to Byron Bay, the New South Wales coast is more than 2000 kilometres long, with 130 estuaries, 100 coastal lakes, and a rich history.
Sydney Harbour: A History, new edition
December 2022
Award-winning historian Ian Hoskins revisits Sydney’s glittering harbour and the people who inhabited and shaped it in this updated edition.