Local history

Pioneers Association of South Australia

This Association was was founded in 1935 and aims to:  Perpetuate the memory of the pioneers of early settlement in South Australia; establish and maintain a faithful record of the pioneers for the benefit of present and future generations; encourage…

Rosewood Scrub Historical Society – Queensland, Australia

The Rosewood Scrub Historical Society was formed in 1979 as a volunteer association in response to preserve documents collected from a spate of school centenaries in the region. The name Rosewood Scrub was chosen because historically the name describes the…

Royal Historical Society of Queensland

Founded in 1913, The Royal Historical Society of Queensland is a vibrant organisation dedicated to promoting Queensland’s history for the benefit of our members, affiliated societies and the broader community.

Cairns Historical Society – Queensland

The Society was formed in 1958 to record the written, pictorial and oral history of North Queensland. It aims to make the history of Far North Queensland accessible for current and future generations. They hold 40,000 digitised photographs. The photographs…

Cooktown and District Historical Society

The Cooktown History Centre, run by the Society, offers a unique insight into the intriguing history of the area with stories, photos, interactive displays, murals and oral histories. Details of activities, resources and contacts can be found on this site.

Dalby Family History Society

The Society, formed in 1981, promotes family and local history of Dalby and its surrounding districts in Queensland, Australia. Dalby is situated approx. 200 kms west of Brisbane. The district covers the places of Bell, Blaxland,  Bowenville,  Brigalow,  Broadwater, Bunya…

Molong Historical Society

The Society aims to encourage the study of Australian history and the history of Molong and adjoining districts in the Central West of New South Wales, Australia. This site has a wealth of local history information and indexes online.

Moruya and District Historical Society

The museum houses a collection of furniture, books, artefacts and memorabilia that is intended to show visitors something of the lives of the ordinary people of this community from the middle of the nineteenth century. There is  a research area…