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Brisbane History West is an initiative of the St Lucia History Group, Centenary Suburbs Historical Society, Indooroopilly & District Historical Society, Kenmore and District Historical Society, Moggill Historical Society, Oxley-Chelmer History Group, Richlands, Inala and Suburbs History Group, Taringa History Group,  Toowong and District Historical Society and the Toowong History Group.

The intent of this collaboration is to provide a platform to raise community awareness and participation in the study and recording of local history, showcase current research and assist with queries. The individual groups retain their independence.

This site is self-funded and supported by the participating groups and societies which rely solely on volunteer resources.

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Toowong and District Historical Society March Meeting

9.30 Friday 23 March 2018 at the Meeting Room, Toowong Library, Toowong Village Shopping Centre. This month Ruth Sapsford will whisk us away on a tour of historic sites in Europe (refer flyer) . For further details tdhsoc@gmail.com

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Toowong History Group March Meeting

7pm Wednesday 21 March 2018 at the Toowong Community Meeting Place, Josling Street, Toowong. This month Philip Castle will give a talk on the March 1918 German spring offensive and the role of Australian troops in recapturing Villers Bretonneux. For further details email marilyn.england@bigpond.com


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Moggill Historical Society March Meeting

7pm Tuesday 20 March 2017 at the Media Room, Moggill State School, Moggill Road, Moggill. This month  Marilyn England will give a talk on the new exhibit at Victoria Barracks, War Animals. Marilyn is a volunteer guide at the Army Museum South Queensland and Convenor of the Toowong History Group. She has written a number of books on local history. for further details contact Bobby Vollmer secretary@moggillhistorical.org.au

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Oxley-Chelmer History Group March Meeting

9.30am Friday 16 March2018 at the Sherwood-Indooroopilly RSL Sub-Branch, Clewley Street, Corinda. For further details please contact Marion on 3379 1967 or ochginc@gmail.com

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Kenmore & District Historical Society March Meeting

7pm Thursday 15 March 2018 at the Meeting Room, Kenmore Library, Kenmore Village Shopping Centre. For further details email  kenmorehistory@gmail.com or telephone 3878 4330

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Centenary Suburbs Historical Society March Meeting

1pm Wednesday 14 March 2018 at the Mount Ommaney Library, Mount Ommaney Shopping Centre, 171 Dandenong Road, Mt Ommaney (stand-alone building).  For further details contact centenaryhistory2@hotmail.com

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Indooroopilly & District Historical Society March Meeting

5pm for 5.30pm Wednesday 14 March 2018 at the Meeting Room, Indooroopilly Library, Indooroopilly Shopping Town. This month Andrew Darbyshire will give a talk Indooroopilly before most of us can remember – and where was Indooroopilly anyway ?

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