Third Sunday of the Month at 2pm, Queen Victoria 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, Queen Victoria Museum at Inveresk, at 2pm unless otherwise notified. Speakers include members of the Society and other historians.
The Society hosts the 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 for members and $4 for visitors.
Friday, 15 March 2019 – John West Memorial Lecture
Held at the Sir Raymond Ferrall Centre, University of Tasmania, Newnham at 8pm
Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner, AC Governor of Tasmania, Transportation re-visited: lessons for modern penal policy?
Sunday, 14 April 2019 + Poster
Maureen Martin Ferris, Louisa Anne Meredith
Sunday, 16 June 2019 – Eighth Pugh Day Lecture Prof. Paul Myles, Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine. Alfred Hospital. A vexed history of laughing gas: A cycle out of depression
Sunday, 21 July 2019
Duncan Grant, Small churches of Northern Tasmania
Sunday, 18 August 2019
Nick Brodie, Topic to be advised & Kristyn Harman, The Global Flow of Convicts Transported from New Zealand to Van Diemen’s Land
Sunday, 15 September 2019
Tony Marshall, Edward Abbott senior & junior & Launceston connections
Sunday, 20 October 2019
Lynette Ross, The house that William built: the story of Launceston’s Government Cottage
Monday, 4 November 2019 Excursion to Oatlands
Sunday, 17 November 2019, Christmas Celebration
Jill Cassidy, Writing the history of Deviot