RAHS Affiliated Societies

There are over 360 local history and special interest societies affiliated to the Royal Australian Historical Society. They are listed below both by geographical region, and by special interest topic; some are listed under more than one category.

For information on RAHS services for affiliated societies please click here. If a society name is highlighted click on the name to link to their web page.

For up-to-date contact details on affiliated societies please contact the Manager - Outreach Programmes, Royal Australian Historical Society, 133 Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia; telephone (02) 9247 8001; fax (02) 9247 7854; or email outreach@rahs.org.au

Region: Sydney

Region: NSW Central Coast & Hunter Valley

Region: NSW North Coast

Region: NSW New England

Region: Western NSW

Region: NSW Riverina, Monaro, Southern Highlands & ACT

Region: NSW Illawarra & South Coast

Region: Outside NSW

Topic: Architecture & Heritage

Topic: Family History

Topic: Military

Topic: Pioneer Descendants

Topic: Religious & Fraternal

Topic: Transport

Topic: Miscellaneous

Region: Sydney

Ashfield & District Historical Society

Auburn District Historical Society Inc

Avalon Beach Historical Society Inc

Balmain Association Inc

Bankstown Historical Society

Beecroft Cheltenham History Group Inc

Blacktown & District Bicentennial Museum Association Inc

Blacktown & District Historical Society

Blue Mountains Family History Society

Blue Mountains Historical Society

Botany & District Historical Society

Botany Bay Family History Society Inc

Brush Farm Historical Society

Burwood & District Historical Society Inc

Camden Area Family History Society

Camden Historical Society Inc

Campbelltown & Airds Historical Society

Canterbury & District Historical Society

Cape Banks Family History Society Inc (Maroubra)

Church Point & Bayview Heritage Society

City of Sydney Historical Association

Coasters Retreat Historical Society

Concord Heritage Society Inc

Dangar Island Historical Society

Dharug & Lower Hawkesbury Historical Society

Drummoyne & District Historical Society

Dural & District Historical Society Inc

Fairfield City Museum & Gallery

Friends of Castlereagh Cemetery

Friends of Centennial Bakery Museum (St George)

Friends of First Government House Site

Friends of Linnwood

Friends of Mays Hill Cemetery

Friends of Nepean Inc

Glebe Society

Glenbrook & District Historical Society Inc

Granville Historical Society

Haberfield Association

Hawkesbury & District Historical Society

Hawkesbury Family History Group

Hills District Historical Society Inc

Holroyd & District Historical Society

Holroyd Family History Group Inc

Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Family History Society

Hornsby Shire Historical Society

Hunters Hill Historical Society Inc

Hunters Hill Trust

Hurstville Family History Society Inc

Hurstville Heritage Society Inc

Hurstville Historical Society Inc

Kogarah Historical Society Inc

Ku-ring-gai Historical Society

Kurrajong-Comleroy Historical Society

Lane Cove Historical Society

Leichhardt Historical Journal

Leichhardt Local History Group

Lidcombe Heritage Group

Liverpool & District Family History Society

Liverpool (City) & District Historical Society Inc

Manly Warringah & Pittwater Historical Society Inc

Marrickville Heritage Society

Mid Mountains Historical Society

Mosman Historical Society

Mount Druitt Historical Society

Mount Victoria & District Historical Society Inc

Mount Wilson & Mount Irvine Historical Society Inc

Nepean District Historical Archaeology Group

Nepean District Historical Society

Nepean Family Historical Society Inc

North Shore Historical Society

Paddington Society

Parramatta & District Historical Society

Parramatta Family History Group

Peakhurst School of Arts Inc

Picton District Historical & Family History Society

Prospect Heritage Trust Inc

Pyrmont Ultimo Historical Society

Randwick & District Historical Society

Riverstone & District Historical Society

Rockdale District Heritage Association Inc

Ryde District Historical Society Inc

South Sydney Heritage Society

Springwood Historical Society Inc

St George Historical Society Inc

St Mary's Church South Creek

St Marys District Historical Society

Strathfield District Historical Society Inc

Sutherland Shire Historical Society Inc

The Oaks Historical Society

Toongabbie & District Historical Society Inc

Waverley Historical Society

Willoughby District Historical Society

Woollahra History & Heritage Society Inc

Region: NSW Central Coast & Hunter Valley

Abermain Heritage Preservation Society

Brisbane Water Historical Society Inc

Central Coast Family History Group Inc

Cessnock District Historical and Family History Society Inc

Coalfield Heritage Group

Dungog Historical Society

Eastlakes Historical Society & Museum Inc

Fort Scratchley Historical Society Inc

Gloucester & District Historical Society

Gosford Heritage Association

Great Lakes Historical Co-operative Society Ltd

Gresford District Historical Society

Lake Macquarie & District Historical Society

Lake Macquarie Family History Group

Maitland District Historical Society Inc

Maitland Family History Circle Inc

Manning Valley Historical Society

Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc

Merewether Historical Museum

Merriwa Historical Society

Monarch Historical Museum

Morisset Hospital Historical Committee

Morpeth Museum

Murrurundi & District Historical Society

Muswellbrook Local and Family History Society

Newcastle Family History Society Inc

Newcastle & Hunter District Historical Society Inc

Paterson Historical Society

Port Stephens Family History Society Inc

Port Stephens Historical Society

Raymond Terrace & District Historical Society

Richmond Vale Preservation Co-op Society Ltd

Scone & Upper Hunter Historical Society

Singleton Family History Society Inc

Singleton Historical Society & Museum Inc

Sir William Dobell Memorial committee Inc

St Paul's Church Kincumber Heritage Foundation

Stockton Historical Society Inc

Stroud & District Historical Society Inc

Sugarloaf & Districts Action Group Inc

Tomaree Family History Group

Wallsend Heritage Group Inc

Wyong District Museum & Historical Society

Wyong Family History Group Inc

Region: NSW North Coast

Alstonville Plateau Historical Society Inc

Bangalow Historical Society Inc

Bellinger Valley Historical Society

Brunswick Valley Historical Society

Bunker Cartoon Gallery

Camden Haven Historical Society Inc

Casino & District Family History Group

Casino & District Historical Society

Clarence River Historical Society

Coffs Harbour District Family History Society

Coffs Harbour Historical Society & Museum Inc

Don Dorrigo & Guy Fawkes Historical Society

Douglas Vale Conservation Group Inc

Kyogle & District Historical Society

Lawrence Historical Society Inc

Lennox Head Heritage Committee

Maclean District Historical Society

Macleay River Historical Society Inc

Mid Richmond Historical Society

Nambucca District Historical Society

Orara Valley Historical Society

Port Macquarie & District Family History Society Inc

Port Macquarie Historical Society Inc

Port of Yamba Historical Society

Richmond River Historical Society Inc

Stroud & District Historical Society Inc

Tweed Heads & District Historical Society

Tweed River Historical Society

Uki & South Arm Historical Society

Upper Clarence Historical Society

Wauchope District Historical Society

West of the Range Historical Society Inc

Wingham Family History Group Inc

Region: NSW New England

Armidale & District Historical Society

Armidale Family History Group Inc

Bingara District Historical Society Inc

Black Mountain Preservation society Inc

Boggabri & Districts Historical Society Inc

Glen Innes & District Historical Society

Gunnedah & District Historical Society Inc

Guyra & District Historical Society

Gwydir Family History Society

Inverell & District Family History Group Inc

Manilla Historical Society

Moree & District Historical Society

Nandewar Historical Society

Narrabri & District Historical Society Inc

Quirindi & District Historical Society Inc

Saddlery & Firearms Heritage Museum

Tamworth Family History Group

Tamworth Historical Society

Tenterfield District Historical Society

Tenterfield Railway Preservation Society

Uralla Historical Society

Walcha District Historical Society

Wee Waa & District Historical Society

Wing Hing Long Museum (Tingha)

Region: Western NSW

Bathurst & District Historical Society Inc

Bathurst Family History Group Inc

Blayney Shire Local & Family History Group

Bourke & District Historical Society

Brewarrina & District Historical Society Inc

Broken Hill Historical Society Inc

Canowindra & District Historical Society

Carcoar & District Historical Society Inc

Cobar Historical Society

Cobar Regional Museum Association

Condobolin & District Historical Society

Coonabarabran DPS Local and Family History Group Inc

Cowra & District Historical Society & Museum Inc

Cowra Family History Group Inc

Cowra Fun Museum

Dubbo & District Family History Society Inc

Dubbo Museum & Historical Society

Firearms Technology Museum

Forbes & District Historical Society

Gooloogong Historical Society

Grenfell Historical Society Inc

Gulargambone Historical Society

Gulgong Historical Society

Hargraves & District Historical Society

Henry Lawson Society of NSW

Jenolan Caves Historical & Preservation Society Inc

Lightning Ridge Historical Society

Lithgow & District Family History Society Inc

Lithgow & District Historical Society

Marsden Memorial Rural History Research Centre

Millthorpe & District Historical Society Inc

Molong Historical Society

Mudgee Historical Society Inc

Nyngan & District Historical Society

Oberon & District Museum Society

Orange & District Historical Society

Orange Family History Group Inc

Orange Heritage Group Inc

Parkes & District Historical Society

Rylstone & District Historical Society

Tottenham Historical Society

Trundle District Historical & Collectors Society

Turon Technology Museum

Walgett & District Historical Society

Wellington Historical Society

White Cliffs History Group

Region: NSW Riverina, Monaro, Southern Highlands & ACT

Adelong Alive Museum

Albury & District Historical Society Inc

Batlow Historical Society

Berrigan & District Heritage Committee

Berrima District Historical & Family History Society Inc

Bland District Historical Society

Bombala & District Historical Society Inc

Braidwood & District Historical Society

Bundanoon History Group Inc

Burragorang Heritage Society Inc

Cooma Monaro Historical Society Inc

Cootamundra Local History Society

Corowa & District Historical Society Inc

Crookwell & District Historical Society

Darlington Point Advancement & Historical Association

Deniliquin & District Historical Society Inc

Goulburn District Family History Society Inc

Goulburn & District Historical Society

Griffith Genealogical & Historical Society Inc

Gunning & District Historical Society

Harden Murrumburrah Historical Society Inc

Hay Historical Society

Hillston Historical Society

Jerilderie & District Historical Society

Jindera Museum & Historical Society Inc

Junee & District Historical Society

Kangaroo Valley Historical Society

Lake Cargelligo Historical Society

Lavington & District Family History Society

Leeton Family History Society

Pioneer Women's Hut

Queanbeyan & District Historical Society

Snowy River Shire Historical Society

Taralga Historical Society

Temora Historical Society

Thredbo Historical Society

Tumut & District Historical Society Inc

Ungarie Historical Society

Wagga Wagga & District Family History Society

Wagga Wagga & District Historical Society

Walla Walla & District Historical Society

Wentworth Historical Society

Windellama Historical Society

Yanco & Murrumbidgee Districts Pioneer & Historical Association Inc

Yass & District Historical Society

Young Historical Society Inc

Region: NSW Illawarra & South Coast

Bega Valley Historical Society Inc

Bermagui Historical Society Inc

Berry & District Historical Society

Bolong Union Church Inc

Clyde River & Batemans Bay Historical Society

Dapto & District Heritage Society

Eden Killer Whale Museum Management Committee

Friends of the Kiama Library Inc

Gerringong & District Historical Society

Illawarra Family History Group Inc

Illawarra Historical Society Inc

Kangaroo Valley Historical Society

Kiama & District Historical Society

Lady Denman Heritage Complex Huskisson Inc

Merimbula-Imlay Historical Society Inc

Milton Ulladulla Genealogical Society Inc

Milton Ulladulla Historical Society

Moruya & District Historical Society Inc

Narooma Historical Society

Port Kembla Heritage Park Inc

Shoalhaven Family History Society Inc

Shoalhaven Historical Society Inc

Tongarra Heritage Society

Wolumla Historical Society

Region: Outside NSW

Army Museum Bandiana Foundation (Vic)

Barham/Koondrook Historical Society Inc

Battery Hill Mining Centre (NT)

Heraldry & Genealogy Society of Canberra Inc

Lord Howe Historical Society

Norfolk Island Historical Society

Topic: Architecture & Heritage

Art Deco Society of NSW

Australian Cinema & Theatre Society Inc.

Australian Garden History Society

Australiana Society Inc

Australian Society for Historical Archæology Inc

Bolong Union Church Inc

Brush Farm Historical Society

Convict Trail Project

Friends of Castlereagh Cemetery

Friends of First Government House Site

Friends of Linnwood

Friends of Mays Hill Cemetery

Furniture History Society

Horbury Hunt Club Inc

Jenolan Caves Historical & Preservation Society Inc

Morisset Hospital Historical Committee

Nepean District Historical Archaeology Group

Port Kembla Heritage Park Inc

Silver Society of Australia Inc

St Mary's Church South Creek

Sugarloaf & Districts Action Group Inc

Traditional Tools Group Inc

Twentieth Century Heritage Society of NSW Inc

Wing Hing Long Museum (Tingha)

Topic: Family History

Armidale Family History Group Inc

Bathurst Family History Group Inc

Berrima District Historical & Family History Society

Blayney Shire Local & Family History Group

Blue Mountains Family History Society

Botany Bay Family History Society Inc

Camden Area Family History Society

Cape Banks Family History Society Inc

Casino & District Family History Group

Central Coast Family History Group Inc

Cessnock District Historical & Family History Society

Coffs Harbour District Family History Society

Coonabarabran DPS Local & Family History Group Inc

Cowra Family History Group Inc

Dubbo & District Family History Society Inc

Goulburn District Family History Society Inc

Griffith Genealogical Historical Society Inc

Gwydir Family History Society

Hawkesbury Family History Group

Heraldry & Genealogy Society of Canberra Inc

Holroyd Family History Society

Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Family History Society

Hurstville Family History Society

Illawarra Family History Group Inc

Inverell & District Family History Group Inc

Lake Macquarie Family History Group

Lavington & District Family History Society

Leeton Family History Society

Lithgow & District Family History Society Inc

Liverpool & District Family History Society

Maitland Family History Circle Inc

Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc

Muswellbrook Local and Family History Society

Nepean Family Historical Society Inc

Newcastle Family History Society Inc

NSW & ACT Association of Family History Societies

Orange Family History Group Inc

Parramatta Family History Group

Picton District Historical & Family History Society

Port Macquarie & District Family History Society Inc

Port Stephens Family History Society Inc

Shoalhaven Family History Society Inc

Singleton Family History Society Inc

Tamworth Family History Group

Tomaree Family History Group

Wagga Wagga & District Family History Society

Wingham Family History Group Inc

Wyong Family History Group Inc

Topic: Military

Antique Arms Collectors Society

Arms Collectors Guild of NSW

Army Museum Bandiana Foundation

Army Museum Sydney Foundation

Firearms Technology Museum

Fort Scratchley Historical Society Inc

Monarch Historical Museum

Naval Historical Society of Australia

NSW Lancers Memorial Museum

NSW Military History Society

Penshurst Returned and Services League

Pike & Musket Society of NSW

Royal Australian Artillery Historical Company

Saddlery & Firearms Heritage Musuem

Stoccata School of Defence

Topic: Pioneer Descendants

Everingham Family Association

Fellowship of First Fleeters

Hamilton Hume Foundation

Hungerford & Associated Families Society

John & Mary Small Descendants Association

John Palmer Society

1788-1820 Pioneer Association

Thomas & Jane Rose Family Society

Topic: Religious & Fraternal

Anglican Historical Society (Canberra)

Anglican Historical Society (Sydney)

Australian Catholic Historical Society

Australian Jewish Historical Society

Baptist Historical Society of NSW

Friends of the Ferguson Library

Masonic Historical Society of NSW

Quaker Historical Committee

St Paul's Church Kincumber Heritage Foundation

St Peters Anglican Church Archives Committee

Salvation Army Australia Eastern Territory Historical Society

Uniting Church Records & Historical Society

Topic: Transport

Australian Ferry Society

Australian Institute of Navigation

Australian Railway Historical Society

Australia's Museum of Flight

Aviation Historical Society of Australia (NSW) Inc

Convict Trail Project

Lady Denman Heritage Complex Huskisson Inc

Monarch Historical Museum

NSW Railway Signalling Museum

Signalling Record Society NSW Inc

Tenterfield Railway Station Preservation Society Inc

Topic: Miscellaneous

Amateur Geological Society of the Hunter Valley

Australian Lebanese Historical Society Inc

Australian Science History Club

Australian Society of the Lacemakers of Calais

Bunker Cartoon Gallery

Chinese Australian Historical Society

Colong Foundation for Wilderness Ltd

Henry Lawson Society of NSW

History Teachers' Association of NSW

Morisset Hospital Historical Committee

Museum of Fire Inc

Museum of Printing at NERAM

NSW Society of the History of Medicine

Oral History Association of Australia

Parks & Playgrounds Movement Inc

Portuguese Australian Historical Society

SDN Children's Services Inc

Sydney Society for Scottish History

Total Environment Centre

Tracks Foundation NSW Inc

Turon Technology Museum

Wing Hing Long Museum (Tingha)