ABOUT YOUR PRIVACY
The Brisbane Tramway Museum Society is committed
to the National Privacy Principles.
Information collected by The Brisbane Tramway Museum
Society includes contact information for the purpose of
answering queries and address information. In
accordance with the National Privacy Principles our customer's
private information will be made available to them upon
The Brisbane Tramway Museum Society does not provide
members' or visitors' private information to third parties
without their consent unless:-
Required by law, We believe it necessary to provide you with a service which you
have requested, To protect the rights or property of The Brisbane Tramway
Museum Society or any member of the public or to reduce a threat to a person's health or safety. In order to deliver a service you have requested we may
sometimes share your personal information with an affiliate or
with a service partner (such as our delivery suppliers).
The Brisbane Tramway Museum Society does not collect
or hold sensitive information about its customers.
The Brisbane Tramway Museum Society will
endeavour to take all reasonable steps to keep secure any
information which we hold about our customers, and to keep
this information accurate and up to date. Your information is
stored in secure environments. However, The Brisbane
Tramway Museum Society will not be held responsible for
events arising from unauthorised access to your personal
From time to time our policies will be reviewed and may be
revised. The Brisbane Tramway Museum Society reserves the
customers by posting an updated version of the policy on its
OUR COLLECTION POLICY
The Brisbane Tramway Museum Society (BTMS) is a not for profit company responsible for operating the Brisbane Tramway Museum at Ferny Grove, an outer suburban of Brisbane, Queensland. The company was formed in 1968 and incorporated in August 1969.
The objects of the Museum are :-
To provide a means whereby any person interested in any phase of the history or operation of tramways may associate with other persons with similar interests to their mutual benefit, education and enjoyment and to arrange and conduct such meetings, discussion groups and conventions of an educational or entertainment nature as are in furtherance thereof;
To purchase, take under trust or otherwise acquire any item of tramway historical significance and to maintain, repair, enlarge, operate and exhibit the same, and to dispose of either by sale, gift or as provided for in the terms of all or any such items;
To encourage the study of tramway operation past, present and future;
To encourage and promote the compilation of authentic records relating to tramways past, present and future;
To produce, edit, publish, issue, sell, circulate and preserve such papers, periodicals, books, circulars and other literary matters as are conducive to the objects of the Society;
To produce, edit, publish, issue, sell, circulate and preserve such auditory and visual records as are conducive to the objects of the Society;
To arrange, promote, conduct and direct such outings and excursions as are in furtherance of the objects of the Society and to provide and sell refreshments and meals, souvenirs and articles of educational or tourist interest or attraction;
To encourage, promote and produce continued display, interpretation of material and exhibits for the museum community and visitors. These displays, interpretation of material and exhibits are to further enhance museum visitor experience (eg. tram rides).
To promote social exchange amongst members and to maintain a club including recreation, indoor and outdoor entertainments and libraries for the recreation of members and permitted visitors, and to buy, sell and deal in all kinds of provisions required by the members of the society or persons frequenting the society's premises.
OUR MISSION STATEMENT IS
Collect, preserve and display the style of Brisbane electric public street transport system
from 1895 to 1969 and from 1969 onwards in a developing operating museum for the benefit of the public in a safe and welcoming environment.
The Brisbane Tramway Museum Society (BTMS) is striving to be a World Class Tramway Museum educating visitors in all aspects of the operation of Brisbane Trams. The BTMS operates to educate and demonstrate the operation of electrified public transport in the "As Was In Service" condition of the
Brisbane Tram era.
The Museum's goals include
Financial stability of the museum and its operations. Continuing high quality management, conservation and exhibition of the museum's collection. Developing and expanding a committed membership. Participation with kindred organisations and building links with other relevant agencies and to Develop Community involvement within the Museum.
The Brisbane Tramway Museum Society
ACN 009 793 604