History Talks

Interesting and informative History Talks are conducted on the first Saturday of every Third month starting in March. 

Our next History Talk will be given by long time Buderim resident, Jim Hennell, water diviner, rock blaster, carpenter, house builder, environmental activist.  His passions in life are rock, water and wood.  Jim crafted the 50 timber plaques presented to Living Legends during the B150 celebrations in 2012.  It will be on Saturday 7 March at Vise House 7 Pioneer Crescent Buderim at 2PM

His subject:  Water Divining on Buderim – should be very interesting so come along and bring your friends.  Afternoon tea provided

Fund Raising

• Easter and Christmas Fairs
• Group Morning Teas


An evening Soiree is held every year in December to celebrate and thank the volunteers, members and supporters for their efforts during the year, to keep Pioneer Cottage available for the community and visitors to enjoy.

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Our organization would not be able to function effectively without the support that we receive from grants and donations. Our recurrent costs and some project costs are covered by grants.

Proudly Supported by the Sunshine Coast Council’s grants program

The Buderim Foundation have assisted us several times with grants for specific equipment items, the latest being a fireproof safe for the secure storage of historic documents.