|The Importance of Being………Connected!|
Thursday 11 October 2012
A brief insight into some of the curious, convenient, casual, cursory capricious connections in Colonial Times – that will indeed intrigue you!
Guest Speaker: Gaye Fitzpatrick, Retired teacher with an interest in history.
District Court: A Court for all Queenslanders
Thursday 8 November 2012
The paper on the history of
the District Court of Queensland traces the highs and the lows of the court from
its establishment in 1865 and is mainly focused on the period until 1922 when it
was abolished. We will also touch on the colourful character of some of the
judges that made up the court. This presentation is based on the book A Court
Apart: The District Court of Queensland.
Guest Speaker: Dr Denver Beanland, Historian, former Queensland MLA and BCC Alderman.
Connecting Past and Present
Thursday 14 February 2013
Illustrated with examples of his work with
museum collections and heritage assets in Europe, Turkey and Australia. Together with a summary of Timeline Heritage’s 2012 report for the QWHA.
Guest Speaker: Steve Chaddock, Archaeologist and Museum Curator.
Venue for all talks: Miegunyah House Museum, 35 Jordan Terrace, Bowen Hills
Cost: members $10, non-members $12. Includes Morning Tea.
Contact: 07 3252 2979