Anyone For Tennis?

With the Brisbane International in full swing, in a steamy Brisbane summer, it is timely to highlight some of the tennis related material held in the John Oxley Library.  The collections include photographs, cutting books, records of tennis clubs and associations, and published works about the history of tennis in Queensland. Reginald Heber Roe, appointed headmaster of the Brisbane Grammar School … Read more

Lady Flo

Florence Isabel Bjelke-Petersen was the wife of Queensland’s longest serving and most controversial Premier and served as a Queensland Senator for twelve years, yet according to the blurb of her book Classic country wisdom: “Lady Flo shares her wealth of timeless hints in such domestic areas as cleaning, gardening, even grooming and etiquette, as well … Read more