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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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Moggill Historical Society August Meeting

7pm Tuesday 21 August 2018 at the Media Room, Moggill State School, Moggill Road, Moggill. For further details contact Bobby Vollmer secretary@moggillhistorical.org.au

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Kenmore & District Historical Society August Meeting

7pm Thursday 16 August 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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Toowong History Group August Meeting (NB venue change)

7pm Wednesday 15 August 2018 at  Christ Church Milton, Chippendall Street, Milton (between Milton Road and Lang Park Football Stadium). This month Hilda Maclean will tell us about Canon David John Garland, his local legacy and the Canon Garland Memorial Society. For further details contact marilyn.england@bigpond.com


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Richlands, Inala & Suburbs History Group August Meeting

9.30 for 10am Tuesday 14 August 2018 at the Meeting Room, BCC Inala Library, Inala Civic Centre, Inala. For further details contact secretary@rihghistory.org.au

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Oxley-Chelmer History Group August Meeting

9.30am Friday 10 August 2018 at the Sherwood-Indooroopilly RSL Sub-Branch, Clewley Street, Corinda. Each month we have a presentation and discussion on some aspect of the history of the suburbs of Oxley, Corinda, Sherwood, Graceville and Chelmer. For further details please contact Marion on 3379 1967 or ochginc@gmail.com

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Centenary Suburbs Historical Society August Meeting

Wednesday 8 August 2018. This month’s regular meeting will be replaced by our annual excursion.  For further details contact centenaryhistory2@hotmail.com

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Indooroopilly & District Historical Society August Meeting

5pm for 5.30pm Wednesday 8 August 2018 at the Meeting Room, Indooroopilly Library, Indooroopilly Shopping Town. This month Denis Cryle will present The Eucla Recorder: community journalism on a remote telegraph station (1898 –1900). Denis will outline how a ‘community’ newspaper, published by the staff of a remote telegraph station, combined a mix of local and nationwide news for its readers. All Welcome


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