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You are invited to a special Brisbane Southside History Network (BSNH) workshop which will launch a major phase of the Mapping Brisbane History Project, displaying historical sites across Brisbane Southside.

2pm to 5pm Saturday, 26 August 2017 in the Large Meeting Room at Coopers Plains Library, 107 Orange Grove Road, Coopers Plains.

Parking at library rear, via Bosworth and Perginga Streets.

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The Mapping Brisbane History Project, in its third and final stage to complete the MBH website, is looking to map in one year approximately 2,000+ heritage and lost sites of historical significance and described within 200 words each. The project is funded by the 2016-2017 Brisbane Community History Grants, from the Brisbane City Council’s Brisbane History Grants Program, auspice by the Coopers Plains Local History Group Inc., as a sponsoring member of the Brisbane Southside History Network.

A workshop to report the progress of the mapping project on the Brisbane Southside will be held as the BSHN meeting on Saturday 26 August 2017 at 13:00 at the Coopers Plains Library. All welcomed.

The project has had a short history of a few years. A pilot study was completed, in April 2014, of three local areas: Coopers Plains (Banoon)-Sunnybank, Moorooka-Tarragindi, and Fairfield-Annerley. It was funded to the amount of $6,800, from the 2012 Brisbane City Council Community History Grant. Further funding of $4,070 was provided in 2015 to compose thematic essays from the original research in the project (completed in June 2016).

Trevor McKell – A/Secretary BSHN 07 3892 2975/ 0424 707 347