Kogarah Historical Society meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month from February to November at the Kogarah School of Arts (see Home page). The Guest Speaker talks first, at 2pm, and this is followed by afternoon tea. We then hold a short meeting at which you are invited to stay if you wish.

Date Speaker Subject
9 February Dr Rachel Franks Educator, Researcher, Writer, Uni of Newcastle An Uncommon Hangman
9 March AGM / Beverley Earnshaw Masters and Surgeons of the First Fleet
13 April Denis Smith History buff with love of airplanes The Mighty Sunderland in War and Peace
11 May Warren Fahey AM Cultural Historian and Writer Dead and Buried
8 June Garry Darby Art Historian, Author The History of St George Sailing Club
13 July Assoc Prof Richard White Historian Symbols of Australia
10 August Catherine Bishop Historian Too Much Cabbage and Jesus Christ – Australia’s Mission girl, Annie Lock
14 September Prof Douglas Newton Retired Assoc Prof Western Sydney Uni Private Ryan and the Lost Peace
12 October Christine Yeats Archivist and Researcher Hear your House Speak through the Records
9 November Kez Hasanic Maritime Museum HMAS Sydney vs SMS Emden

Kogarah Historical Society also conducts tours and outings for members. Bookings and enquiries should be directed to Helen Gould – Email or Ph: 0417 612 952.