Boongaroon & Yandoo

Our quarterly newsletter Boongaroon named for the Indigenous name for the headwaters of the Yass River commenced in April 1984 under the editorship of Agnes Skillen and continued under the watchful eye of Gloria Carlos.

In October 2016 the format changed to a bi-annual journal featuring articles reflecting the history of the Yass district and Australian history in general.

We welcome written contributions from members on any aspect of an historical nature especially those pertaining to the Yass district. Contributions can be emailed to The society reserves the right to edit articles submitted for uniformity of style.

The society exchanges journal with approximately thirty New South Wales local and family history organisations.

An index of articles from past issues of Boongaroon can be viewed here.

Copies are mailed to members in April and October however extra copies are available for $6.00 per copy or $5.00 per copy if purchasing multiple copies.

October 2016

April 2017

October 2017

Yandoo is our monthly newsletter designed to keep members informed of the latest business of the Society as well as news of events, trips, museum and archives news as well as museum rosters. The newsletter is emailed direct to members.

The views expressed in the items in the journal are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the Society.

Articles appearing in the journal are subject to copyright and may not be reproduced without the written permission of the author and the Society.

This page last updated: 20 December 2017