Winter Edition Out Now

The winter edition of History Matters is out now. A great story on how the Torquay Motor Yacht and Angling Club was formed then evolved into separate organisations and the …

Thank-You-Postcard

Grant Success

TMWW is excited to announce the success of our Grant Funding application for $1000 to purchase a new printer and computer consumables. This funding will support the production of our …

Grant Success

Keep an eye out for our upcoming ‘pop-up’ exhibitions in Gilbert Street. We plan to do displays during the Easter and School holidays. Find more information in the upcoming History …

1956 Miss Torquay

Beach beauty competitions reached a peak of popularity in the 1950s and 1960s. Girls and women of all ages were photographed on the beach which was published in the paper …

The Go Cart Track

Memories of the Torquay Go Cart track From “History Matters” Vol 1 no 4 1966 was the year Australia sent a task force to the war in Vietnam. The Youth …

Celebrating Florence Rosser

Its international Women’s day and we remember and celebrate Florence Rosser…..that’s her in the middle with her children…Florence, who was married to local fisherman Felix Rosser,  was one of the …