History Queensland Inc.

PO Box 399 Mt Gravatt Qld 4122
ABN 12 234 568 600

Our Patron: Shauna Hicks

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What activities has History Queensland undertaken in recent years
A: Past activities include:

  1. held general meetings in Rockhampton, Caboolture, Gayndah, Goondiwindi, Boonah, Bundaberg, Toowoomba, North Pine. These meetings included guest speakers and conducted tours.
  2. given evidence before the Federal Government's inquiry into the treatment of Census Forms. The Association's contribution has been included in a volume of published submissions.
  3. published a Local History Directory 1998 listing Queensland local history publications available for sale.
  4. held six biennial Family and Local History Fairs at the Mt Gravatt Showgrounds, Brisbane.
  5. making submissions to State Cabinet relating to conservation of archival material and access to records
  6. leading a campaign to Federal Government to keep national archives vital to Queensland in Queensland

Q: What insurance options do you offer?
A: A list of insurance options is available here.

Q: Who is eligible to join History Queensland?
A: Our constitution (2011) limits membership to:

  1. Member Societies whose representatives must be nominated members of "duly constituted non profit genealogical, family history or historical societies in the State of Queensland"
  2. Associate Members being special interest groups and/or persons who may or may not have membership of an affiliated society. Such members have no voting rights
  3. Honorary Members and Life Members

Q: Great! How can we join?
A: An online application is available here (PDF).