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 $20.00 is imposed for each topic researched. This
cost is for one hour of work and covers research of the
resources listed above, and up to two A4 photocopies. 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.
Adults Personal Research: $15 per day
High School students (Years 10-12) : $5
High School students (Years 7- 9): $2
Members Personal Research: $10 per day
Extended Research by arrangement minumum: $50
for Written Research: $25
30c per A4 sheet
$1.00 per A3 sheet
$1.00 for photographs, etc.
13 x 18cm (5 X 7) $12.50
20 x 25cm (8 X10) $17.50
30 x 45cm (12 x 18) (A3) $28.50
40 x 60cm $42.50
13 x 18cm & 20 x 25cm (up to three)
Larger (up to three in a cylinder)
scanning and printouts:
Scan photograph and burn to disk:
Supply disk and sleeve:
$1.00 per photograph
Image enhancement an additional cost:
Monday & Wednesday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or by arrangement.
for holiday opening and closing times.