Collections & Research

Foster Railway Station

Foster Railway Station

Collection Policy

FDHS collects printed, written, multi-media digital material, photographs, maps and artworks relating to the social history of Foster and the surrounding district. The collection focuses on three general historical themes which recount the evolution of the district:

Population – including education, domestic life, clubs, settlement patterns, local people past and present;

  • Industries –  including mining, timber, fishing, agriculture and new industries;
  • Landscape and built structure – the changes in Foster & district.

The collection is accessible to the public including community, educational and other researchers or we can undertake research for you.

Research enquiries: