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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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Brisbane Square Library – Free talks series

Sunday 30 July 11am-12noon at the Brisbane Square Library. Join Dr Vale for an illustrated talk Australian garden designers in the twenty-first century. Garden historian and public speaker Dr Anne Vale has written history booklets and garden guides on heritage gardens such as Dalvui, Wombat Park, Durrol, Warroona Nursery and the Kyneton Botanic Garden. She is the author of Influential Australian Garden People: their stories and the award winning Exceptional Australian Garden Makers, which feature images from Australia’s top photographers. This is a free event but bookings are required by calling the library on 3403 4166

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Toowong and District Historical Society July Meeting

9.30am Friday 28 July 2017 at the Meeting Room, Toowong Library, Toowong Village Shopping Centre. For further information tdhsoc@gmail.com

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Toowong History Group July Meeting

7pm Wednesday 19 July 2017 at the Toowong Community Meeting Place, Josling Street, Toowong. This month Denver Beanland will give a talk on the evolution of the Brisbane City Council from the time of the building of the original Town Hall in Queen Street to the completion of our current City Hall. All welcome. For further details contact marilyn.england@bigpond.com

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Moggill Historical Society July Meeting

7pm Tuesday 18 July 2017 at the Media Room, Moggill State School, Moggill Road, Moggill. This month will include a review of the video clips being developed for the website project. For further details contact Bobby Vollmer moggillhistorysecretary@gmail.com

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Indooroopilly and District Historical Society July Meeting

5 for 5.30pm Wednesday 12 July  2017 at the Meeting Room, Indooroopilly Library, Indooroopilly Shopping Town. This month Denver Beanland will present Sir Thomas McIlwraith: the visionary one of Queensland’s significant colonial leaders who between 1870 and 1896, ‘thundered across Queensland’s political stage’. All welcome

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Centenary Suburbs Historical Society July Meeting

1pm Wednesday  12 July 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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Richlands, Inala & Suburbs History Group July Meeting

9.30 for 10am, Tuesday 11 July 2017 at the BCC Inala Library, Inala Shopping Centre, Corsair Ave, Inala. All welcome. Enquiries to Angela, telephone 3372 2358 or secretary@rihghistory.org.au

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