The Mount Lawley Society was founded in October 1977, with the objectives of the Society being to:
• promote the history of Inglewood, Menora and Mount Lawley and inform the community about it;
• protect the heritage character of Inglewood, Menora and Mount Lawley through local, state and federal laws and regulations;
• research and promote people, places and events in the history of Inglewood, Menora and Mount Lawley;
• help prevent the demolition of original character or heritage buildings;
• preserve and support initiatives to improve heritage structures, streetscapes and landscapes within Inglewood, Menora and Mount Lawley;
• assist members in their endeavours to prevent developments which threaten the heritage character of Inglewood, Menora and Mount Lawley;
• assist members to preserve the amenity of their properties and streetscapes within Inglewood, Menora and Mount Lawley;
• preserve and expand the limited public open space in Inglewood, Menora and Mount Lawley;
• work closely with community, businesses, local councils and other associations and to enrich the heritage and cultural life of Inglewood, Menora and Mount Lawley.
The Society is based at the Forrest Park Croquet Club in Harold Street, Mount Lawley, where it holds bi-monthly guest speaker meetings, and the Committee meets on a monthly basis.
The society is proud of its vast archive collection, the information of which we share with our members and like-minded community groups. We also have a generous collection of photographs on our website for members and the community to purchase. Our History and Archiving group is always on the lookout for more photos and stories from our areas.
The society publishes a bi-monthly newsletter, and has a website which promotes events and news as well as the photographic archive. The social media platforms covered are Facebook and Instagram.