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Saturday 22nd August

Stories of our built heritage.
Speaker: Kim Wilson

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You are invited to the launch of the new book

Homes with History on the New Farm Peninsula By Gerard Benjamin


Saturday, 28th February, 2015, 2 pm, at The Uniting Church Centre, 52 Merthyr Road, New Farm. 

The book will be launched by the former Governor of Queensland, Ms Penelope Wensley AC.

If you are unable to attend the launch but would like to purchase your copy of the book and have it signed by the author, Gerard will be available for signing between 10 am and 5 pm at the Art Exhibition at the same venue on 28th Feb.
Book price: $35 for soft cover $59.50 for a numbered limited edition hard cover book.
Reserve your copy by contacting the Historical Society HERE: 


Preserving it for the Future

New Farm & Districts Historical Society is a community-based organisation working to gather information from the past, preserving it for the future.

As a locally based organisation, the society promotes an understanding of the history of the area and how it evolved from one of Brisbane's earliest settlements to the present. You can find us in our office, at the monthly meetings, or by contacting us directly.