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
8 February Gail Davis (Archivist) Untying the knot – Divorce Records
14 March AGM / Fred Scott (Webmaster) Society’s Historic Photographic Collection
11 April Dr Virginia Furner (The Albion Centre) Florence Nightingale
9 May Christine Hill (Author/Artist) The Journey of Tom Thumb II
13 June Garry Darby (Historian, Author) The Chinese Market Gardens at Kogarah
11 July Martin Treloyn (HARS Aviation Museum) Story of the famous Southern Cross aircraft
8 August Lt Col Christopher Holcroft OAM (Military/Author) History of Australian War Correspondents
12 September Claire Baddely (Curator, Hurstville Museum & Gallery) The Curious Case of Captain James’ Ostrich Farm
10 October Jim Haynes (Author/Historian/Entertainer (2GB)) Australia’s Most Unbelievable True Stories
14 November Kez Hasanic (Maritime Museum) The Lusitania Disaster

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.