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Taringa History Group April Meeting

3pm Saturday 7 April 2018 at Toowong Community Meeting Place, Josling Street, Toowong. Whilst there has been a fair amount of redevelopment of properties along Swann Road over the years, perhaps surprisingly, there are still a number of surviving original … Continue reading

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Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha

When Barbara Wintringham retired as a volunteer guide after 25 years, she decided to put together a profile of some of the key players in the planning, establishment and development of the gardens at Mt Coot-tha. Together with one time … Continue reading

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SLHG Research Seven – Industrial and Retail Development, Droughts, Floods, Heritage and Housing and Capemba

Whilst the suburb is probably best known for producing graduates St Lucia has over the years also been home to a number of industries including sugar milling and refining, boat building, fencing manufacture, joinery works and was where the Alvey … Continue reading

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SLHG Research Six – Residential development in St Lucia, Taringa and Indooroopilly, Road, Streets and Local Government

The following papers and notes are part of the ongoing research undertaken by members of the St Lucia History Group. Whilst many are ‘work in progress’ they are being progressively uploaded to provide an on-line resource. Comments, corrections and contributions … Continue reading

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SLHG Research Five – S&W Railway, Government Services, Residential Sub-Division and the Naming of the Suburb

The following papers and notes are part of the ongoing research undertaken by members of the St Lucia History Group. Whilst many are ‘work in progress’ they are being progressively uploaded to provide an on-line resource. Comments, corrections and contributions … Continue reading

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