Society maintains a collection of manuscripts, printed
materials, photographs and maps relating to the history
of the area.
files on people, places, and subjects
photographs and portraits
of land grants
obituaries and funeral notices
death and marriage indexes
Government Gazettes from 1878 to 1900
This collection is being indexed to allow faster retrieval
of desired information. Such is the size of the collection
that indexing is a never-ending task. A number of indexes
are being made available on this web site. Check out the
of the Collection
The research centre is open to members of the Society, the
general public, and to researchers. Written research requests
are also accepted and are completed by volunteer researchers.
A fee of $25.00 is imposed for each topic researched. To
request research on your behalf, simply print out and complete
Request Form and forward to the Research Centre
at the address provided with payment. There is now an email address for requests and the form can be sent to this address as an attachment.
For requests from outside Australia please use the Research request from overseas.
Results of requests, prepared by volunteers, can take six to eight weeks
Adults Personal Research: $15 per day
High School students (Years 10-12) : $5
High School students (Years 7- 9): $2
Extended research by arrangement, minimum: $50
Requests for written research: $25
30c per A4 sheet
$1.00 per A3 sheet
$1.00 for photographs, etc.
Scan photograph and burn to disk:
Supply disk and sleeve:
$1.00 per photograph
Image enhancement an additional cost:
and packing in CD
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesdays. Lunch break at midday (closed 30 minutes). No entry for research after 3.30 pm.
Travellers If you plan to travel from outside the immediate area to search the archives then ring in advance to make sure we will have adequate staff time to help you.