Among several amateur films recently digitised by State Library of Queensland is an eight minute film of an event held at Wilston State School, purportedly captured sometime between 1953 and 1954. The recorded footage may [...]
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Anzac Day Service - April 25, 2019 | 9:00 am Windsor War Memorial Park | 311 Lutwyche Road & Roblane Street | Windsor The Windsor and Districts Historical Society is honoured to once again invite [...]
17th Feb 2019 Guest Speaker: Peter Collins - former Honorary Secretary and Online Curator for the Canon Garland Memorial Society Who was Canon Garland? David John Garland (1864–1939) was an Anglican clergyman and a military [...]
Brisbane Times | 26th January 2018 It's funny how you can pass something a thousand times and never really see it. Such is the case of the old Windsor Council Chambers on busy Lutwyche Road, [...]
2018 has been another great year for the Windsor and District Historical Society and I thank you very much for the honour of being your President for the past four years now. Our very first [...]
Said to be one of Brisbane’s most architecturally accomplished buildings of its time, Kirkston was built in 1889 by one John Young of Young’s Shop and Residence and designed by GHM Addison who was responsible [...]
from Weekend Notes Chances are, if you've visited or lived in Brisbane for more than a mere week, you're most likely familiar to our iconic lookouts with beautiful views of the skyline, including Mt Coot-tha, [...]
11th November 2018 | Windsor War Memorial As a special one-off historical event, on Sunday 11 November 2018 we are recognising the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War One (the Great War) [...]
14th October 2018 Brisbane Open House is a free event, providing residents and visitors with the rare opportunity to discover the hidden wealth of architecture, engineering and history in buildings and places around Brisbane city. [...]