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April 2022

An Historical Overview of the Queensland Ambulance

April 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Commissariat Store Museum, 115 William St
Brisbane, 4000 Australia
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Free – $10

Today, the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) operates as a state-wide service within Queensland Health, and is accountable for the delivery of pre-hospital ambulance response services, emergency and non-emergency pre-hospital patient care and transport services, inter-facility ambulance transport, casualty room services, and planning and coordination of multi-casualty incidents and disasters. The QAS now delivers ambulance services from 302 response locations through 15 Ambulance Districts geographically aligned with Queensland Health’s Hospital and Health Services’ boundaries. The QAS has a proud history of…

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May 2022

Lady Cilento: A Pioneer in Child and Maternal Health

May 11 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Commissariat Store Museum, 115 William St
Brisbane, 4000 Australia
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Free – $10

Lady Cilento was a pioneer female medical practitioner. She was the only female medical graduate from the University of Adelaide University in 1919, completed post graduate studies in London and a course in public health at the University of Sydney. She lived and practiced in the Malay States, New Guinea, Townsville, Brisbane and elsewhere. She was a pioneer in the fields of mothercraft and was known as medical mother. She published hundreds of articles in local and national newspapers about…

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Hidden Toils: The Contribution of Chinese Australians to the Early Development of Queensland

May 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Commissariat Store Museum, 115 William St
Brisbane, 4000 Australia
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$45 – $55

The President and Council of The Royal Historical Society of Queensland invite you to this conference to commemorate the contribution of Chinese Australians to the early development of Queensland. Speakers: Dr Maxine Darnell Dr Jan Wegner Em Prof Darryl Low Choy Dr Kevin Rains Dr Jon Richards & Dr Hilda Maclean Gordon Grimwade Dr Sandi Robb Dr Cliff Pollard Julia Volkmar Brother (Dr) Howard Le Coutuer Nat Fong Elizabeth Nunn This conference is held in collaboration with Chinese Heritage in…

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June 2022

Queensland Day Dinner

June 6 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tattersall’s Club, 215 Queen St
Brisbane City, Queensland 4000 Australia
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$145 – $155

The President and Members of The Royal Historical Society of Queensland and The Professional Historians Association (Qld) Request the pleasure of your company at the 2022 Queensland Day Dinner and the presentation of the John and Ruth Kerr Medal for Distinction to be held at Tattersall's Club 215 Queen's St, Brisbane City on Monday 6 June 2022 6:30pm drinks for 7pm commencement Tickets: $145 (RHSQ members); $155 (Non-members) Dress: Lounge Suit / Cocktail Tickets include entrée, main meal, dessert and…

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A History of Mt Crosby Pumping Station

June 8 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Commissariat Store Museum, 115 William St
Brisbane, 4000 Australia
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Free – $10

This event is free for members of The Royal Historical Society of Queensland. For non-members, the ticket price includes entry to the Commissariat Store Museum. The Mount Crosby Pumping Station, situated on the Works Hill at Mt Crosby, has since 1892 been a key component of the Brisbane River Water Supply Scheme first proposed by Alexander Stewart of the Brisbane Board of Water Works in the 1880s. It is the subject of the most recent listing on the Queensland Heritage…

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