Third Sunday of the Month 2.00pm, QVMAG Museum at Inveresk
Monthly meetings are held from February to November, usually on the afternoon of the third Sunday in the month, at the Meeting Room, QVMAG Museum at Inveresk. Speakers include members of the Society and other historians.
The Society hosts The Examiner-John West Memorial Lecture, delivered by a prominent Australian, in March each year. The Annual General Meeting is held in February.
Below is the current schedule for these meetings. See the latest newsletter for more information on upcoming events. Admission is free and visitors are welcome.
Sunday, 12 April 2015 – Australian Heritage Week
Julian Burgess – Private William Gow: A Tasmanian ambulance man at Gallipoli
Sunday, 17 May 2015 - National Trust Heritage Festival (Conflict & Compassion) See page 12 of the program
Anne Neale, Charles Street, from Prince’s Square to the Cenotaph
Sunday, 21 June 2015 – Fourth Pugh Day Lecture + Poster
Dr Rod Westhorpe – From Etheriser to Anaesthetist: The development of a medical specialty
Sunday, 19 July 2015
John Paull – Count Strzelecki in Van Diemen’s Land 1840-42
Sunday, 16 August 2015
John Shepherd – A Tourist’s Walk with Max Oldaker through Central Launceston
Sunday, 20 September 2015
Nic Haygarth – Historic Tasmanian Bushmen
Sunday, 18 October 2015
John Watts – Low Head Leading Lights
Sunday, October 2015
Spring Excursion to be advised
Sunday, 15 November 2015, Christmas Celebration
Anne Neale – Horace Bennett, Architect of the Launceston Town Hall