Annerley-Stephens History Group Inc: Annerley; Fairfield, Greenslopes, Moorooka, Holland Park West, Tarragindi, Tennyson, Yeerongpilly & Yeronga, QLD. Our area is the suburbs and communities within the boundaries of the former Stephens Shire Council (1886-1925) which was incorporated into the Brisbane City Council in 1925.
Enoggera & Districts Historical Society – Open to the public for research and for viewing of exhibits each Thursday, 9.30am to 2.00pm, and on the first Saturday afternoon of each month from 1.00pm to 4.00pm. Other times by arrangement. Enoggera Memorial Hall, Trundle St, Enoggera.
Queensland Colonial and Heritage Dancers – Formerly known as the Queensland Colonial Dancers, they “promote and preserve the dances done in the early days of Australian history and those of today at Bush Dances and Colonial Balls. These dances have evolved from Anglo-Celtic-European influences and new ones are being devised using traditional music, formations, steps and movements.”
Richlands, Inala and Suburbs History Group is a not-for-profit community group, established in 1996 and incorporated in January 2000. “Our aim is to further the appreciation of our history and diverse cultural heritage within our local community and amongst the general public.” The area covered includes Carole Park, Darra, Doolandella, Durack, Ellen Grove, Forest Lake, Heathwood, Inala, Larapinta, Pallara, Richlands, Sumner, Wacol, and Willawong.
Toowong and District Historical Society Inc. collects, preserves, researches and disseminates local family and community history associated with the former Toowong Shire, which today covers the suburbs of Toowong, Milton and Auchenflower. They also collect and preserve documents, maps, realia, and documents associated with this area for the purpose of preserving the area’s history for future generations, and to date have undertaken community projects and which we hope will achieve these goals. The Toowong and District Historical Society have undertaken the following community history projects to date: placing historical signage in 2 local parks; arranging to have a park officially named; providing historical input into the BCC Bicentennial Bikeway redevelopment; assisting with providing historical input into the Frew Park redevelopment and the redevelopment of the WWI Avenues of Honour in 2 parks; erecting signage in Sherwood Rd, Toowong. Volunteers welcome.
August is the last month of winter and includes party options like Children's Book Week and another chance for an Elvis party with birthdays including Hitckcock, Warhol, and Peter O'Toole. See more here...