Monthly Archives: September 2014

Indooroopilly Silver Mine

Saturday 13 September saw the formal launch by Bob Bryan AM of ‘Silver Hill, the University of Queensland Silver Mine Precinct’. Authored by Engineering Geologist Ken Grubb, this booklet outlines not only the history of mining of the site, its … Continue reading

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Walter Taylor Bridge 1954

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Q & A Taringa Shire

Q: Was there a local council before the Taringa Shire was formed ? A: Taringa Shire was established in 1903 and was proceeded by the short lived Toowong Divisional Board, The Indooroopilly DB and the Taringa DB. The progression reflected … Continue reading

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Q & A The naming of St Lucia

Q: How did St Lucia get its name A: Brisbane’s early european settlers, as the explorers before them, often chose feature and location names familiar to them from their place of origin. St Lucia was no exception and there may … Continue reading

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