Welcome to our local history website

This website is a two way street:
we freely offer you the information on our website.

We would like you to give us information in return, which we can add to our archives and so make more information available.

This benefits all of us.


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Local history books for sale

We have a range of local history books for sale including,

History of Chermside and District $25
History of Chermside State School $25
Marching to the Trains $25

For more information on our other publications or the above books and payment options, click here.

We always welcome new members

If you would like to join our society, email chermsidedhs@gmail.com for more information.

Our members enjoy monthly meetings on the first Sunday of every month (except January and COVID-19 dependent). Our meetings include guest speakers, afternoon tea and a chance to meet others who live in the local area.

There is also a bi-monthly member newsletter with interesting historical facts about our area, quizzes and the latest update from the CDHS management committee.

Opening hours
Monthly meeting:
First Sunday of each month at 2pm (except January).

Other opening hours
Only available by appointment until further notice.

Please contact Beverley at chermsidedhs@gmail.com.

Gambling Community Benefit Fund gave us the grant for the website

Community Benefit Fund
The Queensland Gambling Community Benefit Fund provided $27,219 to the Chermside & Districts Historical Society Inc to build this website.

Click on the logo to see the Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation's information on grants by various bodies.