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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

9.30 Friday 22 June 2018 at the Meeting Room, Toowong Library, Toowong Village Shopping Centre. This month  Dennis Peel of the Annerley-Stephens History Group will give a talk on the Frank Corley Project. Frank Corley was a commercial photographer who systematically photographed most of the houses in Brisbane in the early 1970s. His wife developed the prints in a van and these were offered for sale to the householders. What he didn’t sell he bequeathed to the John Oxley Library . For further details tdhsoc@gmail.com

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Kenmore & District Historical Society June Meeting

7pm Thursday 21 June 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 June Meeting

7pm Wednesday 20 June 2018 at the Toowong Community Meeting Place, Josling Street, Toowong. This month Darcy Maddock, President of the Friends of Toowong Cemetery, will take us on a virtual tour of the cemetery and talk about some of the interesting people who have been buried there. For further details contact marilyn.england@bigpond.com


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Moggill Historical Society June Meeting

7pm Tuesday 19 June 2018 at the Media Room, Moggill State School, Moggill Road, Moggill. This month Judy Magub will give a talk on the Chapel Hill Cemetery and Kenmore related topics. For further details contact Bobby Vollmer secretary@moggillhistorical.org.au

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Oxley-Chelmer History Group June Meeting

9.30am Friday 15 June 2018 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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Centenary Suburbs Historical Society June Meeting

1pm Wednesday 13 June 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 June Meeting

5pm for 5.30pm Wednesday 13 June 2018 at the Meeting Room, Indooroopilly Library, Indooroopilly Shopping Town. This month Marilyn England will give a talk about the Western Front in 1918. It will focus on the role of the Australian forces in the period from the German Spring Offensive in March, through to the Armistice in November

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