The Royal Historical Society of Queensland

Queensland's peak history body since 1913

  
  
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  • Call to Duty

    Stories from the Great War

    Our latest exhibition, Call to Duty: Stories from the Great War is now on display at the Commissariat Store Museum.

  • The Post Office in Queensland

    A Commissariat Store Museum Exhibition

    The postal system has always played an important part in everyone's life and this exhibition covers many areas that relate to the post office in Queensland.

    The exhibition comes to life through beautiful black and white photographs of past and present Post Offices, objects such as scales, medals, stamps, stationery, weights, coins, text, and every interesting posters from the past.

  • Aviation in Queensland

    A Commissariat Store Museum Exhibition

    Queensland has a proud aviation history.

    This exhibition brings this history to life with artifacts and stories from our aviation history, including a ticket from the first Qantas flight and the birth certificates of Bert Hinkler and Charles Kingsford Smith.

  • Lost Brisbane: 1860 - 1960

    Lost Brisbane and surrounding areas 1860 to 1960 is a joint publication of The Royal Historical Society of Queensland and QBD The Bookshop. It is a spectacular collection of more than 500 photographs from the Society's Photographic Collection that traces the development and changes in the city and its environs over a period of 100 years.

 
      

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  • Media Release: Brisbane Turns 190
    In May 1825 Lieutenant Henry Miller, the First Commandant of the Moreton Bay Penal Settlement landed on the North Bank of the Brisbane River somewhere…
    Written on Sunday, 05 April 2015 16:14
  • John Douglas Kerr Medal of Distinction Nominations Open
    Nominations are now called for for the John Douglas Kerr Medal of Distinction in Research and Writing Australian History. Nominations close on 31 March 2015.…
    Written on Thursday, 01 January 2015 20:43
  • Annual General Meeting and Clem Lack Oration Recap
    RHSQ Members and Guests gathered at the Commissariat Store on September 11, 2014 for the Annual General Meeting and Clem Lack Oration.The AGM saw some…
    Written on Sunday, 21 September 2014 15:05

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