Angor to Zillmanton is described by Nicholas Rothwell in "The Monthly" as one of the most majetic volumes ever produced in Australia.

Angor to Zillmanton is described by Nicholas Rothwell in "The Monthly" as one of the most majetic volumes ever produced in Australia.

Angor to Zillmanton is described by Nicholas Rothwell in "The Monthly" as one of the most majetic volumes ever produced in Australia.

Angor to Zillmanton is described by Nicholas Rothwell in "The Monthly" as one of the most majetic volumes ever produced in Australia.

KURANDA north queensland inland cairns history aboriginal tjapukai tribe

KURANDA north queensland inland cairns history aboriginal tjapukai tribe

Strange Mirage On this day ………… 28th February 1928 A strange mirage was witnessed by citizens of Cairns, Queensland, on this day in 1928. Shortly after 5pm, onlookers were amazed to see an astonishing image on the horizon. A blue range of hills clearly visible. The wonderful mirage was so vivid that eyewitness commented that it looked […]

Strange Mirage On this day ………… 28th February 1928 A strange mirage was witnessed by citizens of Cairns, Queensland, on this day in 1928. Shortly after 5pm, onlookers were amazed to see an astonishing image on the horizon. A blue range of hills clearly visible. The wonderful mirage was so vivid that eyewitness commented that it looked […]

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TRINITY BAY history cairns north queensland railway smithfield palmer river

Origins cover. Journal of the Cairns & District Family History Society

Origins cover. Journal of the Cairns & District Family History Society

Journal of Cairns & District Family History Society

Journal of Cairns & District Family History Society

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WARD 10B TOWNSVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL. On 20th June 1990, a Commission of Inquiry into the care & treatment of patients in the Psychiatric Unit of the Townsville General Hospital commenced. The Commission found that: "In the period March 1975 to February 1987, during which time Dr John Lindsay exercised effective control of Ward 10B, the care & treatment of patients was negligent, unsafe, unethical & unlawful."

WARD 10B TOWNSVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL. On 20th June 1990, a Commission of Inquiry into the care & treatment of patients in the Psychiatric Unit of the Townsville General Hospital commenced. The Commission found that: "In the period March 1975 to February 1987, during which time Dr John Lindsay exercised effective control of Ward 10B, the care & treatment of patients was negligent, unsafe, unethical & unlawful."

FRONTIER LANDS & PIONEER LEGENDS presents the memoirs of 5 pioneering families who in the 1860s 'opened up' part of the Channel Country in southwest Queensland. A careful reading of these first-hand accounts of life on the pastoral frontier reveal startling differences in how the pioneering experience is portrayed.

FRONTIER LANDS & PIONEER LEGENDS presents the memoirs of 5 pioneering families who in the 1860s 'opened up' part of the Channel Country in southwest Queensland. A careful reading of these first-hand accounts of life on the pastoral frontier reveal startling differences in how the pioneering experience is portrayed.

HOMESTEADS of the STONY DESERT. Landscape book covering the Stony Desert Areas of Australia, the people, its history and how the unforgiven desert and land won. Not just the story of struggle to conquer the harsh gibber-strewn country in northern South Australia and south western Queensland, but also a tribute to those who made the attempt.

HOMESTEADS of the STONY DESERT. Landscape book covering the Stony Desert Areas of Australia, the people, its history and how the unforgiven desert and land won. Not just the story of struggle to conquer the harsh gibber-strewn country in northern South Australia and south western Queensland, but also a tribute to those who made the attempt.

CURRAGH COAL MINE. Constructed in 1982 and 1983, the Curragh mine has seen massive changes in its ownership, coal reserves, mine life, production levels and product mix over the past 30 years. Subdued prices for Curragh's product coal over the first 20 years of its life saw many challenges which had to be met, before new ownership, increased coal reserves, increased production levels and higher coal prices resulted in the re-birth of Curragh.

CURRAGH COAL MINE. Constructed in 1982 and 1983, the Curragh mine has seen massive changes in its ownership, coal reserves, mine life, production levels and product mix over the past 30 years. Subdued prices for Curragh's product coal over the first 20 years of its life saw many challenges which had to be met, before new ownership, increased coal reserves, increased production levels and higher coal prices resulted in the re-birth of Curragh.

John Bowden Fewings came to Brisbane in 1860 with a group of missionaries and clergy. He was one of the first Europeans to settle in Toowong where he lived until his death in 1910. These memoirs represent a series of letters he wrote about 1892 reflecting Fewing's thoughts about the things he cared for. To this has been added Helen Gregory's substantial introductory essays.

John Bowden Fewings came to Brisbane in 1860 with a group of missionaries and clergy. He was one of the first Europeans to settle in Toowong where he lived until his death in 1910. These memoirs represent a series of letters he wrote about 1892 reflecting Fewing's thoughts about the things he cared for. To this has been added Helen Gregory's substantial introductory essays.

VICTORIA DOWNS. A century of one family living at Victoria Downs, Morven, Queensland and establishing a Merino stud there. It features the story of the valuable ram that was doctored with rum and egg-nog on the long train trip home.

VICTORIA DOWNS. A century of one family living at Victoria Downs, Morven, Queensland and establishing a Merino stud there. It features the story of the valuable ram that was doctored with rum and egg-nog on the long train trip home.

The early settlement of western Queensland is a story as savage as any in Australian history. The squatters were thrusting relentlessly into lands which had been tribal territory since time immemorial, and ran head-on into fierce Aboriginal reprisals. Aboriginal war-parties would attack lonely homesteads, killing the families and their employees, and the settlers responded by hunting down the tribes.

The early settlement of western Queensland is a story as savage as any in Australian history. The squatters were thrusting relentlessly into lands which had been tribal territory since time immemorial, and ran head-on into fierce Aboriginal reprisals. Aboriginal war-parties would attack lonely homesteads, killing the families and their employees, and the settlers responded by hunting down the tribes.

COALMINERS of QUEENSLAND. The essays describe the working & living conditions of coalminers & their families in Central QLD from the early 1960s to the mid-1980s. After various large companies realised that there was a great deal of money to be made from the mining of coal in these areas, they set about to develop mines & recruit labour.

COALMINERS of QUEENSLAND. The essays describe the working & living conditions of coalminers & their families in Central QLD from the early 1960s to the mid-1980s. After various large companies realised that there was a great deal of money to be made from the mining of coal in these areas, they set about to develop mines & recruit labour.

HISTORY of FIREFIGHTING BRISBANE is a carefully woven and reflective account of firefighting in Brisbane, complemented by a definitive, pictorial record of the many people, places and events featured. This work is a masterpiece of the history of an institution dedicated to serving others.

HISTORY of FIREFIGHTING BRISBANE is a carefully woven and reflective account of firefighting in Brisbane, complemented by a definitive, pictorial record of the many people, places and events featured. This work is a masterpiece of the history of an institution dedicated to serving others.

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