Australian Lebanese Historical Society Inc.

PO Box 712 Coogee NSW 2034 - mail@alhs.org.au

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Annual General Meeting for 2014 in Sydney - Saturday 8th November 2014

Where: History House, 133 Macquarie Street, Sydney (opp. Macquarie St. Botanic Gardens main Gates)
When: Saturday, 8th November 2014 - 12.30 for 1pm sharp

Reception Room at History House, Sydney There are no motions from the Board. Notices of Motion from members for consideration at the AGM must be lodged by October 18. The AGM will be held in accordance with Section 7.4 of our Constitution.

To be followed by

A Special Afternoon Event 2pm-5pm - $10 per person
At 2pm the doors will be open to members of the Royal Australian Historical Society, owners of the premises, to join us for an afternoon of multi-media presentations from some members of ALHS who explore their Lebanese heritage and their identity as Australian through their artistic endeavors.

You can watch a version of David Joseph's presentation from the 2013 Annual General Meeting on YouTube


NEW BOOK Here to Stay: Lebanese in Toowoomba and South West Queensland

Purchase a copy of the Society's latest publication Here to Stay: Lebanese in Toowoomba and South West Queensland (edited by Anne Monsour), Coogee, NSW: ALHS, 2012, ISBN 9780958191241, paperback, 201 pages, index, illustrated.

Great Value at just $20 plus postage of $5.00. Copies of Here to Stay will be available for sale at all Society events, or you can order a copy by post or online.
See our Publications Order Page

Hanna Family business van from Toowoomba

This exciting new work explores the history of the Lebanese community who settled in and around the Queensland city of Toowoomba. Many Lebanese immigrants had settled in the area from the late 19th century and interviews with their 2nd and 3rd generation descenants show their deep attachment to the place their parents and grandparents chose to settle. The "Lebanese" are a significant presence in the area to which they have made a major contribution.


NEW ...... Index to Newsletters No. 1-35 (2000 - 2010)


Affiliations: The Society is affiliated with the Royal Australian Historical Society, Royal Historical Society of Qld., History Council of NSW, Oral History Association of Australia (NSW & Qld Branches) & the Society of Australian Genealogists.

Membership: is open to those of Lebanese descent, their families or anyone interested in the history of Lebanese settlement in Australia. Entrance Fee - $30, Annual subscription - $30 ($60 for first year). A Membership Application can be printed out here.

Newsletter: The Society posts a quarterly Newsletter to members. News, history and items of interest to members can be posted or emailed and will be considered for publication.

Feedback: The Society is always in interested in the views of those with an interest in the history of the Lebanese in Australia. Is there an aspect of the history that should be highlighted? Is there a contribution you would like to make? We'd love to hear from you.

Online Exhibition of historic photographs sponsored by State Records NSW.

Read a range of full-text history articles for an overview of the history of Lebanese settlement in Australia.

The Society aims to encourage scholarship in the history of Lebanese settlement in Australia by research, publications and regular events and meetings for members. See the Objectives section of the Constitution for more details.

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