8 April 2006 — Symposium – Chinese Market Gardens of NSW: A Living Heritage, National Trust (NSW) Heritage Festival
Andrea Oehm — “The Rockdale Chinese market gardens”
Ian Rannard — “The King Family: Pioneer Chinese market gardeners in Willoughby and Northbridge”
Barry McGowan — ‘Adaptation and organisation: Chinese market gardens in southern and western NSW”
Denis Gojak —“Issues in the conservation and management of market gardens”
Mary Casey — “Archaeology of a Chinese market garden in Parramatta”
Workshop with Mr Ken Young (NZ) and Mr David Chung (Sydney) Chinese market gardeners
1 July 2006 — Who Do We Think We Are? A Forum on the Cultural Identity of Young Australians. Organised by Nikki Loong. Carole Tan spoke and gave out copies of her article “’The Tyranny of Appearance’: Chinese Australian Identities and the Politics of Difference” Journal of Intercultural Studies 27.1-2 (February-May 2006), pp.65-82.
16 September 2006 — The Chinese in Blue Mountains History, in conjunction with the Blue Mountains Historical Society Inc.
Speakers: Henry Chan, Colin Slade (local historian), Gordon Mar.
Monday 18 September, Friday 22 September, 2006 — King Fong’s Chinatown Tour during History Week.
23 September 2006 — Finding Your Place in Chinese Australian History Using Chinese Language Sources
Speakers: Henry Chan, Vivienne Lock Lee, Kevin McCready.
Also official book launch of Nikki Loong ed. From Great Grandmothers to Great Granddaughters
3 December 2006 — Fourth Annual Lecture delivered by Associate Professor Regina Ganter, Griffith University, The Chinese in Australian History: A Perspective from Northern Australia. Also book launch of Mixed Relations: Asian and Aboriginal Contact in North Australia (UWA Press, 2006).