Author Archives: BHW Editor

Muscle Powered Vehicular Ferries

River ferries have long been a feature of the daily life of Brisbane. Prior to the construction of the first bridge connecting North and South Brisbane in the 1860s they were essential for both personal and commercial use. Even after … Continue reading

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Centenary Suburbs Historical Society December Meeting

Wednesday 12 December 2018. This month is our Christmas Lunch, for further details contact centenaryhistory2@hotmail.com

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Richlands, Inala & Suburbs History Group December Meeting

9.30 for 10am Tuesday 11 December 2018. This month our annual end of year breakup at a venue to be confirmed. For further details contact secretary@rihghistory.org.au

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Indooroopilly Mining Heritage

The end of 2018 will mark the centenary of the accidental discovery of the Finney’s Hill silver-lead outcrop at Isles Road, Indooroopilly. Now, well timbered and largely hidden from view, few, other than a generation of UQ educated mining engineers … Continue reading

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Radio Station 4ZZZ – milestone anniversary

In December 2018 community radio station 4ZZZ will commemorate one of the important milestones in its over forty year history, its eviction on 14 December 1988 from its operational base at the University of Queensland by the student union executive. … Continue reading

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St Lucia History Group December Meeting

2pm Saturday 1 December 2018 at the Toowong Community Meeting Place, Josling Street, Toowong. This month is our joint annual meeting with the Taringa History Group. For further information contact Andrew Darbyshire slhgcoordinator@gmail.com (Note later time)

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Taringa History Group December Meeting

2pm Saturday 1 December 2018 at the Community Meeting Place, Josling Street,  Toowong. This month will be a joint meeting with the St Lucia History Group. All welcome, for further details contact Bruce Sinclair burrowes@gil.com.au

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