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Turtle Soup made in Oxley – really ?

Yes, made from giant turtles transported all the way from the Great Barrier Reef. Local livestock was used for the more mundane canned sausages, pigs trotters, and pork brawn. For nearly a hundred years the Foggitt and Jones Oxley Bacon … Continue reading

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Toowong and District Historical Society March Meeting

9.30am Friday 22 March 2019 at the Meeting Room, Toowong Library, Toowong Village Shopping Centre. This month Peter Hyde will present Brisbane’s Trams: Gone but not forgotten For further details refer to attached flyer or contact

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Toowong History Group March Meeting

7pm Wednesday 20 March at the Toowong Community Centre, Josling Street, Toowong.  This month Marilyn England, based on research by Dotti Kemp, will give a talk on Miss Brown’s Kindergarten in Toowong. During WW2 Brisbane found itself hosting a large … Continue reading

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Oxley-Chelmer History Group March Meeting

9.30am Friday 15 March 2019 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.       … Continue reading

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Richlands, Inala & Suburbs History Group March Meeting

9.30 for 10am Tuesday 12 March 2019 at the Meeting Room, BCC Inala Library, Inala Civic Centre, Inala. For further details contact

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St Lucia History Group March Meeting

1pm Saturday 2 March 2018 at the Toowong Community Meeting Place, Josling Street, Toowong. This month we take a look at some of the pre-war St Lucia sporting teams and a closer look at the history of the St Lucia … Continue reading

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Taringa History Group February Meeting

3pm Saturday 2 February 2019 at the Community Meeting Place, Josling Street,  Toowong. This month will be a general planning meeting to discuss the programme for the year. All welcome, for further details contact Bruce Sinclair

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