It is with deep regret that we must inform you of the passing of our Murwillumbah Historical Society President, Antony (Tony) Clark, on Monday 19 December 2016. Tony passed away unexpectedly, following a rapid decline in his health and subsequent re-hospitalization after a surgical procedure. He was surrounded by his family at the end. He was only 44 years old. Click here for more information.
The Society is pleased to announce the publication of the reformatted and revised 2nd edition of our iconic publication "Red Sunday, The Great Fire of Murwillumbah, 15 September 1907". Click here for more information.
Tweed Regional Museum and Murwillumbah Historical Society now have available a self-guided Town Centre Historical Walk brochure - download a free copy here or pick one up at the Tweed Regional Museum - Murwillumbah front counter. Guided tours will be conducted by the Society on the first Saturday of the month, departing from the Museum at 1pm. Bookings are not essential but are recommended to this email or by telephone to (02) 6670 2273. Cost is a gold coin donation.
Welcome to the home page of Murwillumbah Historical Society Inc. Formed 16 March 1959, the Society works to research and promote the rich and unique history of the town of Murwillumbah and its surrounds in the picturesque Tweed River Valley of Tweed Shire in the Northern Rivers District of far northern NSW.
The Society undertakes a broad range of engaging research activities covering all aspects of our rich history, and also works closely with the Tweed Regional Museum and our sister Societies in Uki and Tweed Heads. The Society produces the free quarterly newsletter Timelines.The Society gratefully recognises the ongoing support of the Tweed Shire Council and its ongoing commitment to fostering the research and preservation of the history of the shire.
The Society operates out of our Research Centre in the Murwillumbah branch of the Tweed Regional Museum, located in the historic original Tweed Shire Council Chambers of 1915. The Museum was comprehensively renovated and extended in 2013-2014. It features significant objects such as a massive Robey steam engine, the original Council meeting table and a rich variety of other regularly-updated exhibits.
Tweed Regional Museum
- Tweed Regional Museum, website address http://museum.tweed.nsw.gov.au/ email contact email@example.com, phone (02) 6670 2493.
- Murwillumbah Historical Society email contact firstname.lastname@example.org, phone (02) 6670 2273.
- Tweed Heads Historical Society, website address http://www.tweedhistory.org.au/ email contact email@example.com, phone (07) 5536 8625
- Uki and South Arm Historical Society email contact firstname.lastname@example.org, phone (02) 6672 5207.