Media gather around the vintage car ‘Whitey’ at the centenary of a record-breaking run from Brisbane to Toowoomba

RHSQ Member survey

The Royal Historical Society of Queensland is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting Queensland’s history for the benefit of our members, affiliated societies and the broader community. To survive and thrive we rely on the financial contribution of our...

Call for nominations KERR MEDAL OF DISTINCTION

  Nominations are called for the John and Ruth Kerr Medal of Distinction, closing on 31 March 2020. Details of the selection criteria and nomination form are available on the website: https://queenslandhistory.org/awards-and-medals/ The Royal Historical Society...

“110 years of life saving”competition winners

Congratulations to everyone who entered the competition! Please have a look at all the entries until the end of February in the Commissariat Store Museum. Thanks to Surf Life Saving Queensland, enjoy a display of items from their archives! WINNERS OF “110 Years of...

COMPETITION: 110 years of lifesaving in Queensland

110 years ago,  on 21 February 1909, Queensland surf lifesavers rescued a group of young people in the first recorded rescue at Greenmount Beach Collangatta. To commemorate this event, the Royal Historical Society of Queensland is running a competition for primary...