Gathering information from the past …….
Preserving it for the future

Celebrating 30 Years

1994 – 2024

New Farm and Districts Historical Society

New Farm & Districts Historical Society is a community-based organisation whose members are passionate about ensuring the rich and vibrant history of New Farm and nearby suburbs is not forgotten.

The area was once a semi-rural retreat for a few well-heeled families on large well-chosen sites. Gradually the large estates gave way to gentleman’s villas and worker’s cottages and eventually much of the suburb became working class, industrial and shipping. Urban renewal brought many changes as the suburbs became gentrified once again making New Farm and the surrounding districts some of the most desired areas of Brisbane in which to live.

The society promotes an understanding of the history of the area and how it evolved from one of Brisbane’s earliest settlements to the present

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June Meeting – celebrating 30 years

22nd June 2024 The New Farm and Districts Historical Society will acknowledge 30 years. Gathering information from the past …Preserving it for the future at their monthly public meeting on 22 June. The meeting will include: Remembering our beginnings Reflecting on changes in the area Celebrating together Having a party 2:30 PM | Uniting Church

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