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Working Bees

Can you spare time once a month to help preserve a priceless piece of Australian Heritage? A working bee is held at Rose Cottage, Rose Street, Wilberforce, from 10am on the third Saturday of each month - and help is always appreciated.  A little help goes a long way. Make it a point to watch our Calendar, Facebook pages or Twitter feed for news about any changes of time.
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Society Meetings 2023

Sunday 19 March 2023

Sunday 23 July 2023

Sunday 17 September 2023 - AGM

Sunday 19 November 2023 - General Meeting & Christmas Get Together

10.30 am start at Rose Cottage

18 Rose Street


also see Calendar page for a downloadable Google calendar of all events -

Rose Cottage openings, Ghost Tours, and our meeting dates

Resource Centre

The Resource Centre will house gathered and donated descendant memorabilia and archival material and will be the location of Society meetings in the conference room with projection facilities, display areas, and amenities


Although a long term project, construction of the Resource Centre is seen as necessary to ensure the future enjoyment and upkeep of Rose Cottage and The Society. 

Become A Volunteer

Do you have a Sunday free each month and would you like to help the public enjoy visits to Rose Cottage?

It is a great way to learn more of the history of the cottage: meet people: and help a small number of volunteers.

If you are able to assist, please contact our Cottage Manager  John Nichols on 02 9602 3330

Combined 230th celebrations of Thomas & Jane's arrival including 40th anniversary of the Society and Reunion 

 to be held on
Sunday 15th January 2023 at Rose Cottage
including a week long series of events beforehand.

Our new website


E-shop with new merchandise available

On-line payment of membership fees

***Coming soon***

Member only access

Check your genealogy number

"Tales of the Roses" Blog

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