2012-2013 Office Bearers

Below is the list of elected members of the Society’s Council following the AGM

President: Helen McMonagle
Honorary Secretary: Ruth Kerr
Honorary Treasurer: Barrie Rollason


Che Aberdeen
Denver Beanland
Marilyn England
Hilary Fisher
Rebecca Ling
John Pearn
Dean Prangley
Jean Stewart
Carolyn Nolan (Immediate past President)

There were no nominations for the Vice President positions.

Italian Exhibition Launch details

Italian Exhibition Launch details

Exhibition Poster


RHSQ “At Home” – 24 November 2012

Featuring the Grand Opening of The Italian Presence Exhibition, which will run for 18 months.

This event will also feature talks from prominent historians on Queensland’s Italian heritage including Dr Catherine Dewhirst and Dr Stefano Girola, and the launch of Marilyn England’s new book based on Toowong’s history.

Venue: The Commissariat Store, 115 William Street BRISBANE

Time: 10am-4pm – registration opens at 9.30am

Cost: $15 (members) and $20 (non-members) includes a light lunch.

Please RSVP as soon as possible as seats are limited.


News Update – Journal Dispatched Vol 21. No. 10

Members will find the latest edition of the Queensland History Journal arriving in their letter boxes shortly.

Articles in this edition, Volume 21. Number 10 are:

  1. Trams in the Tropics – Colin Jones
  2. ‘Voracious monsters’: People, sharks and the Brisbane River – Chris Dawson
  3. Making Mayne Locomotive Depot 1911-1929 – Greg Hallam
  4. Nugent Wade Brown 1841-1919 – Jean Stewart
  5. Emily (Howard) Coungeau 1860-1936 – Lyne Hooper
  6. Officer Bearers 2007-2011