Pialba, 8 December 2019

Pialba’s quaint Memorial Hall stands within the sunny locality of Hervey Bay, located 32 km north-west of Maryborough. Some 113 years old, the hall is the historical heart of Pialba, being the first settled area of the bay district and the place to gather in days gone by. Pialba was known as the regular watering…

Cooroy, 11 December 2019

The history of our hall dates back to the 1920’s. With a population growth in the district the community required a larger building for social events, also they wanted to honour the men who gave their lives during WW1 and those who had returned, a thank you. Another conflict had broken out and the call…

Haden, 12 December 2019

The settlement of Haden was established in 1876 with the original township being called Wahoon (Aboriginal for Scrub Turkey) with the name change to Haden occurring in 1912. The Haden Hall was built and opened in 1923 in Boundary Street. Since opened, six extensions have been added over the years to date including a nursery…

Glen Aplin, 13 December 2019

The Glen Aplin Memorial Hall was erected in memory of those from the district who served in World War One and World War Two. Building materials were scarce but the Glen Aplin community volunteers worked with ingenuity and persistence to make bricks with sand from the nearby Severn River. In 1953 the Hall was opened…