RUTH FAULKNER LIBRARY, BELMONT
Meet local author and historian Bill Bunbury.
Place: Ruth Faulkner Public Library, 215 Wright St, Cloverdale
Date: Wednesday, 7 November 2012
Time: 6:30pm to 7:30pm, 6pm light refreshments
Meet former radio broadcaster and producer for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and accomplished historian and writer Bill Bunbury. Find out about his fascinating oral history projects and the recording of people’s memories, creating a vast resource of recorded interviews in the State Library of W.A.
Bill is currently Adjunct Professor of History and Media at Murdoch University.
Bookings essential. To make bookings telephone 9477 7150, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Library at 215 Wright Street, Cloverdale.
FREDERICK BELL VC MEMORIAL LECTURE
PRESENTED BY MR ROB O’CONNOR QC
FRIDAY 9 NOVEMBER 2012 6pm for 6.30pm
Cottesloe Civic Centre, War Memorial Hall, 109 Broome Street, Cottesloe
On Friday, November 9, the remarkable valour and gallantry of York’s Victoria Cross winner Lieutenant Lawrence Dominic McCarthy will be honoured by the 2012 Lt Frederick Bell VC Memorial Lecture hosted by the Cottesloe RSL sub-branch at the Cottesloe Civic Centre.
RSVP by Monday 5 November to Dr Neville Green AM, Hon Secretary Cottesloe RSL sub branch Email: email@example.com, ph 9304 5182 or Sherilee, Events Coordinator, Town of Cottesloe. Email; cdo@Cottesloe.gov.au, ph 9285 5000.
2012 GEOFFREY BOLTON LECTURE
MONDAY 12 NOVEMBER 2012 at 5.45PM for 6PM START
GOVERNMENT HOUSE BALLROOM, ST GEORGES TERRACE, PERTH
The Hon. Fred Chaney AO will deliver the 2012 Geoffrey Bolton Lecture at 6pm on Monday 12 November 2012 at the Government House Ballroom, St George’s Terrace, Perth.
The topic of this year’s Lecture is: Gold and dross – what is the value of the official record?
All members of the History Council of WA are invited.
To secure your place at this lecture RSVP by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 9427 3636 by 7 November 2012.
Gerard Foley Senior Archivist
State Records Office of Western Australia
Alexander Library Building | Perth Cultural Centre | Perth WA 6000
Tel: 08 9427 3641 | Fax: 08 9427 3638 | Email: email@example.com
Events For Let’s Celebrate Belmont – November 2012
Sunday, 18 November
Belmont Back Then
2pm to 4pm Belmont Museum, Elizabeth Street Cloverdale
Explore life in the ‘olden days’ and learn about the history of Belmont with the Belmont Historical Society. Devonshire tea provided.
Belmont Museum, 9277 7387 FREE
From Mid November
From Bunyip to Beautiful- Wetlands Exhibition
Explore our changing relationship with the wetlands, from frightening Bunyip legends to memories of market gardens, riverside picnics to local environmental activism. Visit part of the exhibit at the Ruth Faulkner library, and then walk across our own scenic Wetlands to the museum to catch Part II in the Museum courtyard. Belmont Museum is open Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays from 2pm – 5pm from Sunday 19 November
Belmont Museum, 9277 7387 FREE
THE ROYAL WESTERN AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY (INC)
Stirling House, 49 Broadway, Nedlands WA 6009. Phone (08) 9386 3841 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org // Website www.histwest.org.au Opening Hours 9.30 am – 5pm weekdays
Program of Research Papers. Presented at the General Meetings held 6pm at Stirling House on the third Wednesday of each month from February to November. Light refreshments served from 5.30pm. Bookshop open until 6pm.
21 Nov Andrew Gill, Florence Stuart – a goldfields socialist.
Andrew Gill’s paper will attempt to recover how Florence Stuart confronted, or avoided, the issues dividing socialists, Parliament, war, race and nationalism.