Next Meeting Tuesday 13 December 2016

October 30, 2016

Tuesday 13 December 2016   End-of-year gathering. 10am – Morning Tea at Blue Fin Fishing Club, 24 Lilac St, Inala. 11am – Visit to old “Coconut Grove” building next door. 12 noon – Lunch at Blue Fin Own costs. All…

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Darra State School 100th Anniversary Re-union

March 6, 2016

Sat 4 June 1.30pm,  Darra State School Hall Memorabilia, Refreshments, Entertainment The History Group will provide a display of the History of Darra State School – and of Darra – in the heritage building Re-union gathering – Saturday 4th June,…

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2006 Two books launched

January 1, 2016

“Richlands – early history” Fred Clark was perhaps the first baby born in the new Richlands Estate in 1934, and so was well-placed to research and record the suburb’s beginnings. Printing of this book was funded by Fred for RIHG….

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2016 Meeting dates

January 1, 2016

9 February 8 March 12 April 10 May 14 June 12 July 9 August 13 September 11 October (AGM) 8 November 13 December (Christmas Celebration Meeting)

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Darra State School Centenary – 1 June 2016 – watch this space!

November 22, 2015

Darra State School Centenary – 1 June 2016 The Time Capsule buried at the 75th Anniversary in 1991 will be opened on 1 June – the 100th anniversary of the school. RIHG will contribute some history of the school gathered…

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Brisbane History Expo – 19 November

November 22, 2015

Brisbane History Expo – 19 November This event was held at City Hall. 31 Brisbane local history groups attended and were able to view each other’s work.  The display was preceded by a High Tea and entertainment for local history…

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Darra Street Festival, Friday October 16th, 5pm – 10pm

October 10, 2015

Location – Railway Parade Darra – the street will be closed for event. Food, music and stalls. RIHG will be there. This is the 14th year the Street Festival has been held. For more info see http://www.darracommunitygroup.org/festival/  

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Multicultural Youth Day – 30 June 2015

October 9, 2015

3,000-3,500 people attended Inala PCYC (Police-Citizens Youth Club) for this event, presented with the Multicultural Community Network. RIHG had a stall there. A number of multicultural food stalls worked to raise funds for the Nepal Disaster. There were demonstrations by…

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NAIDOC Week – 5-12 July 2015

October 9, 2015

National Aborigines and Islanders Day is held each year in the first full week of July. This year, RIHG member Ron Powell was a guest at the unveiling of the Eddie Gilbert Memorial Field at Wolston Park Centenary Cricket Club…

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National Trust (Queensland) Heritage Awards, 20 August 2015

October 9, 2015

Each year, the National Trust presents awards to projects and people that demonstrate excellence in the conservation and promotion of Queensland’s historic and Indigenous cultural heritage. This year, RIHG member Vicki Mynott received the Community Volunteer Achievement Award, a new…

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