Organisation   Contact Details
Clermont Museum

Location: Peak Downs Highway, CLERMONT QLD
Postal Address:
N/A
Phone Number: (07)4983 3311
Fax Number: N/A
Contact:  
Email Address: N/A
Website Address: N/A
Notes:
Community Builders Association of Finch-Hatton Inc.   Location: Railway Station Building, FINCH HATTON, QLD.
Postal Address:
C/- Mrs Heather Camilleri, C/- Post Office, FINCH-HATTON QLD 4756
Phone Number: (07) 4958 3400 or (07) 4958 3016
Fax Number: N/A
Contact: N/A
Email Address:
Community Builders Association of Finch-Hatton
Website Address: N/A
Notes:
Recently formed as a community group fostering the heritage of Finch Hatton and Netherdale areas.
Coral Sea Family History Inc

Midge Point and Bowen

 
Location: 2 Jackson Street Midge Point
Postal Address: PO Box 653 Midge Point 4799
President:
Midge Point  J Hynson (07) 4947 6316
Assistant:     Bowen        A Hansen (07) 4785 1238
Secretary:  K.Cronan  (07) 4947 5892
Email Address:  kcronan@skymesh.com.au
Meetings: Bi-monthly on Sat morning
alternately in Bowen & Midge Point
Open hours
Any time by appointment (07) 4947 6316
Friends of Greenmount Historic Homestead

Location: Greenmount Homestead, Greenmount Road, WALKERSTON QLD .
Postal Address:
C/- Po Box 41, MACKAY QLD 4740
Phone Number: (07) 4959 2250
Fax Number:(07) 4959 2250
Contact: Brian Osborn
Email Address:  
Website Address:  
Notes:
Museum previously managed by Mackay Historical Society and Museum Inc. Now managed by the Mackay City Council. Opened as a unique museum in 1983.
Mackay Regional Council Libraries Heritage Collection

 

Location: Carmel Daveson  Research Room, Mackay City Library, Gordon Street, MACKAY, QLD.
Postal Address:
Po Box 41, MACKAY QLD 4740
Phone Number: (07)4961 9387
Fax Number: (07)4944 2471
Contact: Heritage Collections Coordinator
Email Address: localhistory@mackay.qld.gov.au
Website Address:  
http://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/libraries/heritage_library

Notes: Contains a large photographic collection as well as various books and articles dealing with the history of the local area.
Mackay Family History Society Inc.

Location: Keith Hamilton Street, Mackay West. (next to Keith Hamilton Street Store)
Postal Address:
Po Box 882, MACKAY, QLD 4740
Phone Number: (07) 4952 2762
Fax Number: N/A
Executive Members:  
President (Carolan Hill)
Vice President (Jeannette Howard)
Secretary (Jean Turvey)
Treasurer (Yvonne Peberdy)
Newsletter Editor (Des Dunn)
Email Address: info@mackayfamilyhistory.org.au
Website Address:
www.mackayfamilyhistory.org.au
Notes:
moved from Valley Street to Keith Hamilton Street in April 2005.
Library Opening Hours:
Monday and  Wednesday 9.00am to 3.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am to 12.00pm
1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month 10.00am to 12.00pm
Mackay Heritage Railway Inc.

 

Location:  
Postal Address:
PO Box 8819, MT. PLEASANT QLD 4740
Phone Number: Peter Ford 4942 3910
Fax Number: N/A
Contact: Peter Ford (Project Engineer)
Email Address:  
Peter Ford:  fordps@optusnet.com.au
Website Address:
Notes:
working on the restoration of the last Steam locomotive BB18 1/4 no. 1037 operated as a revenue service by Queensland Rail.
Mackay Historical Society & Museum Inc.

Mackay Museum

 

Location: Casey Avenue, SOUTH MACKAY, QLD.
Postal Address:
Po Box 1349, MACKAY QLD 4740
Phone Number: 4953 0002
Fax Number: N/A
Contact: Phill Martin (President)
Email Address:  
President (Phill Martin)
Research (Glen Hall)
Website Address:   www.
mackayhistory.org
Notes:
Was based at Greenmount Homestead from 1983 to 2001. New museum building in Casey Avenue opened in May 2004.
Opening Hours:
Thursday 10.00am to 2.00pm
First Sunday of each month 10.00am to 2.00pm
Closed December and January.
Melba House

Location: Mackay-Eungella Road, MARIAN, QLD  4753
Postal Address:
Mackay Tourism Limited, PO Box 5754
Mackay Mail Centre QLD 4741
Phone Number: (07) 49 544 299
Fax Number: (07) 49 544 296
Email Address:  info@mackayregion.com
Website Address: http://www.pioneervalley.com.au/
Notes:
House that Dame Nellie Melba lived in when she was in the district from April 1883 - February 1884.
Mirani Museum

Location: Victoria Street, MIRANI QLD.
Postal Address:
Po Box 1, MIRANI QLD 4754
Phone Number: (07) 4961 9230
Fax Number: 
Contact: Ray Richters
Email Address:  
pioneer.valley.museum@gmail.com
Website Address: N/A
Opening Hours:  Sundays 9.30am-3.00pm
                              Tuesday-Friday 9.30am-2.30pm
Notes:
Original collection was from the noted local historian Jack Williams collection and was purchased by the Mirani Shire Council. Large collection of photographs from Mackay as well as the Pioneer Valley.
Nebo Museum

Location: 8 Reynolds Street, NEBO, QLD
Postal Address:
Po Box 95, NEBO QLD 4742
Phone Number: (07) 4950 5471. 
or Isaac Regional Council on weekdays (07) 4950 5133
Fax Number: N/A
Contact: Anne Oakes
Email Address:  nebomuseum@bigpond.com
Website Address:  http://www.nebomuseum.com.au/
Notes:
Opened in May 1998.
Opening Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays 9am to 3pm.
Proserpine Museum

Location: Bruce Highway(192 Main Street), PROSERPINE, QLD
Postal Address:
Po Box 1196, PROSERPINE QLD 4800
Phone Number: (07) 4945 3969
Fax Number: (07) 4945 1155
Contact:  
Email Address:
phms2@bigpond.com
Website Address: http://proserpinemuseum.com/
Notes:
Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday 9.00am to 4.00pm.
Sarina Districts
Historical Centre & Yukan Rail Museum

Location: Broad Street, SARINA, QLD
Postal Address:
Po Box 668, SARINA QLD 4737
Phone Number: (07) 4956 2436
Fax Number: (07) 4943 1926
Contact: Carolyn Scott
Email Address: icscott@bigpond.com
After Hours No: (07) 4943 1926
Website Address: N/A
Opening Hours:


9.00am to 2.30pm 
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
April to mid December
Mid January to end of January

9.00am to 2.30pm
Tuesday Only
February and March.

Whitsunday Family History Group Inc.

Location:  
Proserpine Community Centre, 
9 Chapman Street,  PROSERPINE, QLD 4800
Postal Address:
Po Box 15, PROSERPINE QLD 4800
Executive Members:  
President (Elizabeth Long):(07) 4947 5123
Vice President (Dan Clarke):(07) 4947 1722
Secretary (Pat Mengel): (07) 4945 1500
Minute Secretary (Ailsa Reinke): (07) 4945 2168
Treasurer (Howard Barnett): (07) 4947 1623 
Fax Number: N/A
Contact: As above
Email Address:   
wfhg@qld.chariot.net.au 
Website Address:  N/A
Notes:
Opening Hours:
Tuesday 4.00 pm - 7.00pm
Thursday 10.00am - 2.00pm
Saturday 10.00am - 2.00 pm

If any changes are required for the above information please contact us by email.
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