Mission: To collect and document our local history before it is lost
Meetings: Third Thursday each Month (except no meetings in December and January)
Next Meeting: Thursday 16 November. Dr Ian Patterson - one of our valued members - will be speaking on the history of tourism in Wynnum Manly. At this meeting we will have extra raffles to celebrate the end of a great year. If you can, bring a plate of goodies to share afterwards with friends.
Location: Wynnum Old Ambulance Station Auditorium Corner Tingal Road and Cedar Street, Wynnum (enter on Cedar Street)
Time: 6:45 for 7:00 pm start
Membership: $25 (Individual) $40 (Household) $15 (Under 15 Years)
Resource Centre: Our Resource Centre is located in the old Wynnum State School Room 1.08, 105 Florence Street Wynnum.
Open 10am to noon on weekdays. The resource Centre includes books, papers, images and other historical records.
Our monthly meetings are held on the third Thursday in every month except December and January at the Old Ambulance Station at the corner of Cedar Street and Tingal Road, starting at 7 pm. Our meetings include interesting presentations about local history. The meetings include raffles, discussions about historical events and the opportunity to socialise with other members. Everyone is welcome to attend and new members are especially welcomed.
Our Resource Centre is located in the old Wynnum State School at 105 Florence Street Wynnum. We have a unique collection of books, documents, photos and other material celebrating the history of Wynnum/Manly/Lota. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff can assist with any queries, such as researching the history of your home. We are open from 10am to 12 noon on every weekday. Our extensive library is available to members.
To collect and document our local history before it is lost
We issue a monthly newsletter with interesting articles and stories of local people.- by email or hard copy. Past newsletters back to 2008 are available here.
You can contribute
Come along and join us at monthly meetings. Contribute old photos or documents that you may have. Join the committee. Make a presentation on local history. Recent presentations included the story of three castaways in 1823, the story of orphans at Nazareth House in Wynnum, the history of food processing plants in SE Brisbane, and the visit of Lord Kitchener to Brisbane in 1910.