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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 History Group February Meeting

7pm Wednesday 21 February 2018 at the Toowong Community Meeting Place, Josling Street, Toowong. This month Neville Buch will give a talk on the ‘Mapping Brisbane’ project. Already substantially completed for suburbs south of the river the project team and local historical societies are now working on the north side. For further details contact marilyn.england@bigpond.com


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Brisbane History Group

12.30pm Saturday 24 February at St Joseph’s College Lecture Theatre, 285 Gregory Terrace, Spring Hill. Following the formality of the BHG Annual General Meeting a number of speakers will reflect on the professional life of Rod Fisher who passed away last year (refer flyer). The afternoon will also include the launch of the latest BHG publication Brisbane at War 1899-1918

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BCC Library Talks

Susanna de Vries and Philip Castle will mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Villers-Bretonneux with a talk on the participation of Australian troops in the conflict and the nursing care of the wounded. 10am Friday 23 February at Kenmore Library (booking 3407 0258) and 11am Sunday 4 March at Brisbane Square Library (booking 3403 4166)

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Moggill Historical Society February Meeting

7pm Tuesday 20 February 2017 at the Media Room, Moggill State School, Moggill Road, Moggill. For further details contact Bobby Vollmer secretary@moggillhistorical.org.au

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Oxley-Chelmer History Group February Meeting

9.30am Friday 16 February 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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Kenmore & District Historical Society February Meeting

7pm Thursday 15 February 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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Indooroopilly & District Historical Society February Meeting

5pm for 5.30pm Wednesday 14 February 2018 at the Meeting Room, Indooroopilly Library, Indooroopilly Shopping Town. This month the launch of Bev Walker’s book and a talk from Rod Foster and his research into parts of Indooroopilly

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