AUGUST 2019

Est. 1972

ABN: 97 487 695 909

Museum Address:

8 Elliott Street

Surfers Paradise Qld 4217


Postal Address:

PO Box 800

Southport BC Qld 4215

Email: histsocbun@bigpond.com



Welcome to the Presidents August Report.


Next month 10am for 10.30am Sunday 8 September for the AGM


After the AGM we have a very special guest speaker, Hazel Phillips. Hazel has a long history in the Entertainment industry, especially early Australian TV.

Come and see Hazel’s display and what has happened at the museum during the last 12 months.


At the AGM we would like to lock in the updated Museum name and Constitution.

Quiz: How many sugar mills have there been in the immediate area east of Nerang? The first correct answer receives 1-year membership to the Gold Coast Historical Museum Inc. E-mail answer to me.


The Paranormal Project group held another exciting night checking out our cemetery for extraordinary activity.


We had a meeting with an insurance advisor reviewing our insurance policies.

Finally, the internet is working as we require it, after changing to Optus thanks to Lis’s persistence.


Work is continuing with the design of new garden signage you could be a sponsor on a sign for >$50. (five signs have already sold one for $200)


We have had 160 school children through the museum in the last month. Special thanks to the volunteers that assisted with the three school visits.


Council inspected our electrical safety switches, looks like we need to upgrade our electrical system.


Garden and maintenance:

The garden compost pit has been rebuilt, now with care we should have a working compost pit.

The gardens have been mulched with sugar mulch, this will save a lot of work and keep in the moisture.

Exposed roots in the rain forest paths that were a potential trip hazard have been covered with gravel.


Remember to renew your membership.

Send $20 by Cheque or Direct Deposit

Gold Coast & Hinterland Historical Society Inc

PO Box 800

Southport Qld 4215

or

BSB: 633-000

Bendigo Account: 1526-46584



David Leitch President

Phone: 0421 490 035 Email: d.leitch@optusnet.com.au