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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 June Meeting

9.30am Friday 23 June 2017 at the Meeting Room, Toowong Library, Toowong Village Shopping Centre. For further information tdhsoc@gmail.com

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Toowong History Group June Meeting

7pm Wednesday 21 June 2017 at the Toowong Community Meeting Place, Josling Street, Toowong. This month Marilyn England will present When the trains came to Toowong. All welcome. For further details contact marilyn.england@bigpond.com

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Moggill Historical Society June Meeting

7pm Tuesday 20 June 2017 at the Media Room, Moggill State School, Moggill Road, Moggill. This month Andrew Darbyshire will give a presentation comparing the current alignment of Moggill Road compared with the first documented survey by James Warner in 1849. For further details contact Bobby Vollmer moggillhistorysecretary@gmail.com

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Oxley-Chelmer History Group June Meeting

9.30am Friday 16 June 2017 at the Sherwood-Indooroopilly RSL Sub-Branch, 2 Clewley St, Corinda (opposite the Services Club). For further details contact Marion on 3379 1967 or ochginc@gmail.com

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Kenmore and District Historical Society June Meeting

7pm Thursday 15 June 2017 at the Kenmore Library meeting room. This month our guest speaker will be Dr Ron Tooth. Ron is the founding Principal of the Pullenvale Environmental Education Centre and an applied educational researcher and leader in environmental education. He has worked with a creative team at the Pullenvale Environmental Education Centre for over thirty-five years to pioneer and refine the Storythread Pedagogy. Ron has an extended history of professional engagement with teachers and students through the Pullenvale Environmental Education Centre, as well as through his scholarly inquiry into the forms of narrative and place-responsive pedagogy that emerged from this prolonged professional engagement. For further  information contact Peter Nimmo on 0421 055 151 or kenmorehistory@gmail.com

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Indooroopilly and District Historical Society June Meeting

5 for 5.30pm Wednesday 14 June  2017 at the Meeting Room, Indooroopilly Library, Indooroopilly Shopping Town. This month Neville Buch will outline the progress being made on developing the pilot Mapping Brisbane website including the plan to extend coverage north of the river early next year. All welcome

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Centenary Suburbs Historical Society June Meeting

1pm Wednesday  14 June 2017 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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