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75 years ago in Runcorn, 16 January 1946

75 years ago in Runcorn, 16 January 1946

LETTER DELIVERY IMPROVEMENTS Mr J. Francis, MHR, has been advised that it is proposed to improve existing services in the Upper Mount Gravatt, Kuraby and. Runcorn districts by; Increasing the frequency of the Mount Gravatt postal delivery service to six times weekly,...

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150 years ago in Coopers Plains, 16 January 1871

150 years ago in Coopers Plains, 16 January 1871

AUCTION SALES.   IMPROVED FARM of 56 acres, being Portion No. 13, Parish of Yeerongpilly (Cooper's Plains) ; improvements consist of Four roomed Cottage, stable, &c, ; 40 acres under cultivation ; good black soil, and all fenced in.   From The Brisbane...

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75 years ago in Sunnybank, 16 January 1946

75 years ago in Sunnybank, 16 January 1946

VEGETABLE GROWERS ADDED TO C.O.D. Personnel of a provisional Vegetable Sectional Group Committee within the Committee of Direction of Fruit Marketing was announced by the Agriculture Minister (Mr. Williams) yesterday. Members of the committee will be Messrs. E. H....

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75 years ago in Moorooka, 15 January 1946

75 years ago in Moorooka, 15 January 1946

ALLEGED STATEMENT. "DECIDED TO KILL WIFE AFTER QUARREL AT WEDDING" BRISBANE, January 14. Plainclothes Constable L. White said in Court today that John Erasmus Willis (58, labourer) told him that he decided to kill his wife following a quarrel at a wedding breakfast...

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100 years ago in Sunnybank, 15 January 1921

100 years ago in Sunnybank, 15 January 1921

UNTITLED. On Thursday afternoon, Myrtle Gibbins, 12 years of ago, was playing at her residence at Sunnybank, when she fell off a log and fractured her left forearm. Ambulance bearers attended and conveyed her to the Mater Hospital.   From Daily Standard, Saturday...

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125 years ago in Moorooka, 14 January 1896

125 years ago in Moorooka, 14 January 1896

LOST AND FOUND. 15 S. Reward, Lost, one bay Mare, branded 7SY off shoulder ; last seen Monday; Moorooka gates, Rocklea. John Knott, Thompson Estate Omnibus Stables.   From The Telegraph, Tuesday 14 January 1896, page 7.   Image: John Neil, Saddler,...

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150 years ago in Coopers Plains, 14 January 1871

150 years ago in Coopers Plains, 14 January 1871

CURRENT NEWS. MRS. STANBOROUGH, of the Primary School, Cooper's Plains, gave her annual New Year's treat to the children attending the school. The number on the roll is thirty-six; and as the day was fine there was a full attendance of the children, and many of the...

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75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 13 January 1946

75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 13 January 1946

US GLAD HAND. FOR several months I was stationed in Brisbane and met many fine people who I will always consider good friends. Among the friends was your paper. While in Brisbane I was stationed at Cooper's Plains, and the little fairgrounds at the end of the tram...

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100 years ago in Coopers Plains, 12 January 1921

100 years ago in Coopers Plains, 12 January 1921

ALLEGED FALSE DECLARATION. NURSE SENT TO TRIAL. Emma Hiscock, a nurse who conducts a maternity' home at Fosterville, 153 Vulture Street, South Brisbane, was proceeded against in the City Summons Court yesterday, on a charge that she, on 7th September, 1920, at South...

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100 years ago in Coopers Plains, 11 January 1921

100 years ago in Coopers Plains, 11 January 1921

SHOT A CALF. COOPER'S PLAINS INCIDENT.   Thomas Hart (33, laborer) appeared before Mr. H. L. Archdall, C.P.M., in the City Police Court yesterday after noon, on a charge that, on January 10. at Cooper's Plains, Oxley, a roan bull calf, the property of James...

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Home: a suburban obsession exhibition

Home: a suburban obsession exhibition

To all members and volunteers on the Frank and Eunice Corley House Photo Project.     You are invited to the State Library of Queensland for an Annerley-Stephens Open Day at the Home: a suburban obsession exhibition.     Annerley-Stephens History...

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Annerley-Stephens History Group Inc.

Annerley-Stephens History Group Inc.

The former Annerley History Group was founded on 02/052013 by Cath Chown and Em James (Community Plus), to promote an interest in the history of the Annerley Community. The name and the geographic area were expanded in 2014, to incorporate the interests of new...

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Fairfield Walkers

Fairfield Walkers

Part of Annerley-Stephens History Group The Fairfield Walk is a three-kilometer loop walk starting and finishing at Fairfield Train Station in Mildmay Street. The walk seeks to uncover the last 500 years of history of Fairfield and build a picture of the landscape and...

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Boggo Road Gaol Historical Society Inc.

Boggo Road Gaol Historical Society Inc.

We are Queensland's leading prison history research organisation - a not-for-profit group working to research, preserve and promote the unique landmark that is the Boggo Road Gaol. Website: http://www.boggoroadgaol.com.au/ Email: info@boggoroadgaol.com.au...

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Oxley Creek Catchment Association Inc.

Oxley Creek Catchment Association Inc.

In 1995, some members of the Oxley Creek Environment Group Inc. and the Australian Marine Conservation Society Inc. approached the Brisbane River Management Group (then part of the Department of Environment) to establish an Integrated Catchment Management (ICM)...

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Bulimba District Historical Society Inc.

Bulimba District Historical Society Inc.

Bulimba District Historical Society Inc.  was formed out of research data found by the Friends of Balmoral Cemetery. The first meeting was held at The Brisbane Sailing Squadron April 2012. Website: http://www.bulimbahistory.org/...

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Friends of Balmoral Cemetery

Friends of Balmoral Cemetery

The Friends of Balmoral Cemetery Inc (or FOBC) was established on 28 July 2001, to preserve and enhance Brisbane’s historic Balmoral Cemetery. Website: http://www.balmoralcemetery.com/

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Coopers Plains Local History Group

Coopers Plains Local History Group

In June 1989, a public meeting was held to float the idea of forming a local history group in Coopers Plains, and from early in 1990 this group formed and has been functioning since. Members of the Coopers Plains Local History Group, like a number of other community...

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Sunnybank District History Group

Sunnybank District History Group

In late 2011 the group was formed, a re-grouping of a local history organisation for the area. A previous group had existed for a number decades in the late twentieth century, focused around the Sunnybank State High School Parents' and Citizen's Association....

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West End Making History

West End Making History

The West End Making History Group emerged in 2010 as a group of like-minded local people who love their community and who are intent on treasuring it and sharing it. Website: http://www.streetwalkersguidetowestend.com/

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Q-EarthInc

Q-EarthInc

Q Earth Inc is a 'bank' of experts in the field of heritage and culture. ​It works to support community-based projects, small museums and similar bodies. Among other ventures, our Members have been involved in the DASSI 150 celebrations for Queensland; DVA projects...

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