Read the stories of staff and patients and view photographs, artieacts and memorabilia relating to Peel Island's history.
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The Queensland Maritime Museum has curated two special guided walks for the Festival. One relates to the Steam Tug Forceful and rare steam artefacts and the other historic sites in South Brisbane's maritime past. Both tours include a delicious home made Cream Tea.
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!
Celebrate the Welsh love of singing by joining in the congregational singing of much-loved Welsh hymns.
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 the heritage charms of a bygone era as you wander through this nineteenth-century residential farmhouse, at your leisure, or join a conducted tour of rooms that embody the comfortable rural lifestyle of previous owners.
Travel back in time to a 135 year old general store which brews, bottles and labels beer the old fashion way. Experience how your ancestors shopped and interacted with the business owners and listen to tales told of the shop's heritage and also the local area history.
Perchance Players will present the play ‘A Bonnet for Eliza’ based on the true story of the convict Eliza Davis who was born in 1823 in County Wicklow, Ireland and transported to Tasmania.
'A Bonnet for Eliza' is the saga of an Irish woman transported to Van Diemen's Island in 1845, a spirited musical journey based on facts researched by a great-great-granddaughter of Eliza.
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.
Static photographic slideshow displays and written reminiscences will be featured throughout the museum complex. Assistance with enquiries regarding many aspects of Samford's past from our research files will be available.
Bankfoot House was established in 1868 as a stop for Cobb and Co. on the Brisbane to Gympie goldfields route. Experience the stories and view the collection of photographs, documents, furniture, household and personal effects which provide a glimpse into early life on the Sunshine Coast.
National Archaeology Week is a celebration of Australia's archaeology and cultural heritage, including its Aboriginal and historical past. This week-long event will provide people with the opportunity to meet real archaeologists, join archaeological digs, attend special lectures and much more!
Celebrate Russian heritage and culture in Australia at a series of events, talks, workshops and tours across Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne