Previous History Talks

02-Feb-13  Sonny Byquar talking about his family as South Sea Islander early settlers in Buderim  https://youtu.be/_kQdRQGjIdI

06-Apr-13  Adopt a Digger Project by Chrissy Fletcher and Helene Cronin  https://youtu.be/yhJauaJi3wk

01-Jun-13  Buderim-Palmwoods Heritage Tramway Inc by Helene Cronin and Neil McGarvie  https://youtu.be/pBSQY4kvYfE

03-Aug-13  The Buderim Quilt by Rose Halliday-Smith  https://youtu.be/ixI4_bNkidU

05-Oct-13  Urban transport on Buderim – From Buggy to Buick by Noel Williams  https://youtu.be/wIMLz69xqOQ

01-Feb-14  History of flags and the evolution of the Australian Flag by Tom Holden  https://youtu.be/dz7wb8w20CI

05-Apr-14  ANZAC Day – A Kiwi perspective by Ross Robertson  https://youtu.be/DWeE2ocMMVo

07-Jun-14  Ginger in Australian food and medicine by Dr Leonie Ryder https://youtu.be/xVacWLVC4Nc

07-Aug-14  Buderim’s First Doctor by Dr Gary Shaw and Jill Blake  https://youtu.be/UTeQm4X5PPw

07-Mar-15  History from Archeaology Exploration by Gary and Dorothy Flanagan  https://youtu.be/ftvJBKxctAU

02-May-15  Ellen Barron by Alison and John Sleath  https://youtu.be/FtKC3DMyUKc

04-Jul-15  The Wartime Diary of Dorothea Burnett by Dorothy Radford  https://youtu.be/mylSxtvogJs

07-Nov-15  Fashions in Australia from 1880-1900 by Prue Cawley  https://youtu.be/RroGfTB2O9Q

05-Mar-16  Mooloolaba’s Yesterdays by Bill Lavarack  https://youtu.be/gB_CcccrqpM

07-May-16  The establishment of Mons State School by Evelyn Cogill  https://youtu.be/WjxJbgtzoJY

02-Jul-16  Memories of Buderim by Maurie Richards  https://youtu.be/K1HzZ_cB__Y

01-Apr-17  Buderim-Palmwoods Heritage Tramways update by Noel Williams  https://youtu.be/-B9T2mgshSc

05-Aug-17  History of Religion in Buderim by Ellen de Chastel  https://youtu.be/J4SKAVlh6bM

10-Feb-18  History of BATS and the Buderim War Memorial Hall by John McMahon  https://youtu.be/e3xgaca92-8

14-Apr-18  The Crosby Family in Buderim by Bernadette McMahon  https://youtu.be/Seb8m8ubApk

09-Jun-18  The Friends Farm on the Mooloolah River by Bill Lavarack  https://youtu.be/JD6YKgaWk78

04-Aug-18  Recollection of Buderim’s early settlers and his experiences during and after WW2 by Ken Chadwick  https://youtu.be/KwQ7_0G2xS0

03-Nov-18  The History of the Buderim Festival Markets, the Buderim Tavern and the Woolworths development by Gloria Duce  https://youtu.be/OmIXsd7nFBY

02-Feb-19  The Simpers on Buderim by Ken Simper  https://youtu.be/TV5NoUmOSSw

06-Apr-19  Edna Margaret Walling by Maxina Williams  https://youtu.be/QL-oLNx2p7o

08-Jun-19  Palmwoods First Constable by Helene Cronin and Noel Williams  https://youtu.be/3HX_GUaoFPs

10-Aug-19  The History of the Cooktown Orchid by Bill Lavarack  https://youtu.be/v1x8Gh–wPs

12-Oct-19  Joseph Foote and Family by Margaret Marshall  https://youtu.be/abcpEPVJic0

07-Mar-20  50 years of discovering water by Jim Hennell  https://youtu.be/p4F-DqB6KUo

02-Mar-21  Pioneer Women in the Guy Family by Susan Guy and Jeanine Roberts  https://youtu.be/qNQZ6LAmdSA

05-Jun-21  Buderim community projects where the Buderim Historical Society played a significant role by Neil McGarvie  https://youtu.be/Trv-Dh8Hn0Q

02-Oct-21  Memories of work in remote Aboriginal communities across Australia by Neil and Jean McGarvie  https://youtu.be/4ppwMKbgguQ

20-Nov-21  Memories (1975-1991) of work in Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Education by Neil and Jean McGarvie https://youtu.be/7Ldm7p5nZbU

02-Apr-22  James Low and William Grigor, and early timber gathering in the Mooloolah and Maroochy Rivers area by Audienne Blyth  https://youtu.be/XW0chmWozTI

02-Jul-22  My Fortunate Life by Simon Whittle  https://youtu.be/n8DO2xizNK8

13-May-23 The Cunning Family (from 1887) and their links with education in Buderim by Robyn Powel  https://youtu.be/eZHAsRUAfxc

5-Aug-23  Jim and Connie Guy. Their story as told by their son Keith Guy  https://youtu.be/aXASK5TpXMQ

Occasional Papers

Occasional Paper No.1  The murder of William Stephens in 1866 at Mooloolah Click here  

Occasional Paper No.2  The Sugar Industry on Buderim Click here 

Occasional Paper No.3  Len Sorenson Click here 

Occasional Paper No.4  Endeavour Reef June 1770 Click here 

Occasional Paper No.5  Claiming New Holland Click here 

Occasional Paper No.6  Endeavour at Batavia and beyond Click here 

Occasional Paper No.7  Birdwood Boarding House Click here  

Occasional Paper No.8  A Cup of Coffee on Buderim Click here  

Occasional Paper No.9  Early History of Pioneer Cottage Click here  

Occasional Paper No.10 Buderim Shops – Central Business Area 1870 to 1970 Click here  

Occasional Paper No.11 Occasional Papers no.11 Buderim School Oval Click here  

Occasional Paper No.12 Our Life in the Fifties Click here  

Occasional Paper No.13 Buderim Show Click here  

Occasional Paper No.14 Buderim Houses 1870 to 1900 Click here  

Occasional Paper No.15 History of the Buderim Tavern Click here  

Occasional Paper No.16 Harry Board, builder, farmer and boarding house proprietor Click here

Occasional Paper No.17 Living on Buderim 1890 to 1900 Click here

Occasional Paper No.18 The Bells of Buderim  Click here

Occasional Paper No.19 Buderim to the Beach – Buses, Service Cars and Limousines  Click here

Occasional Paper No.20 Ernest (‘Middy’) Middleton Click here

Occasional Paper No.21 Photographing Buderim’s History  Click here

Occasional Paper No.22 James Coleman Queensland Artist Click here

Occasional Paper No.23 Captain George Burrows Click here