Join Professor Russell McGregor in an exploration of his recent work Gugu Badhun - People of the Valley of the Lagoons. An elegant and innovative exploration of oral traditions and historical scholarship of the Gugu Badhun people of North Queensland.
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A significant event in Australian history—the first sustained contact between Indigenous Australians and British Explorers. The area also witnessed the first sharing of languages, the first notating of Indigenous words, the first sighting of the kangaroo, the first conflict and the first steps to reconciliation.
Discover shelf after shelf of products used in an era when the latest technology was a wireless radio, when milk was still delivered by hand in a glass bottle that was washed and returned for reuse and decades of records were handwritten into huge volumes!
Connect with the past at the Hinchinbrook Shire Library through a photographic history of events, places and people. Stroll along the 'Hinchinbrook Way Walk', an ever changing landscape of information and beauty, and immerse yourself in the 'mini Museum', a wealth of local military history.
Discover a surprising interior in this rare 1903 timber and tin Chinese temple.
Part of a Trio of talks in the month of May celebrating 2019 Australian Heritage Festival
Presented by Rick Thomason
Step back in time to see Gladstone in its early years - its people, its buildings. Hear how Gladstone developed from a small fishing village to a vibrant industrial and recreational provincial city.
A static display at the Gladstone City Library will be placed in a display cupboard and will show highlights of our Genealogical Society Gladstone District's history over the past 35 years of operation. The display will incorporate photographs, documents and books.
What was the connection between the two men called William in the early 20th century at the Maryborough Hospital?
Many people have made an impact on Maryborough's public hospitals. Two of these were Dr William Gilbee Brown and Mr William Halliwell Demaine, both of who made positive impacts on the Maryborough Hospital from around 1918 to 1939.
What was their connection? Join us to find out.