Starting a local History Group
This practical, common-sense guide covers all the essential considerations in starting a local history group and although British, 99% of the advice is equally relevant to Australia.
British Association for local history
How to form a local Historical Society
Now do you go about establishing a local historical society? An organizing group with enthusiasm is all that is necessary to start on your venture. Is there an existing organization that performs all of the afore-mentioned functions that you might unite with? If not, then you are ready to form your own society.
Manitoba Historical Society