Digitised @ SLQ – Queensland’s fabulous Gold Coast : “the playground of Australia”

Queensland's fabulous Gold Coast : "the playground of Australia". 1950s. (copyright undetermined). John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

Queensland’s fabulous Gold Coast : “the playground of Australia”. 1950s. (copyright undetermined). John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

State Library of Queensland recently digitised Queensland’s fabulous Gold Coast : “the playground of Australia”, a tourism brochure from the 1950s .

From Queensland's fabulous Gold Coast : "the playground of Australia". 1950s. (copyright undetermined). John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

From Queensland’s fabulous Gold Coast : “the playground of Australia”. 1950s. (copyright undetermined). John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

Produced by Studio Warner in Surfers Paradise and issued by the Gold Coast City Council, this colourful brochure features photographs of a number of Gold Coast tourist destinations including Currumbin Beach, Miami Beach, Greenmount Beach and Currumbin Bird Sanctuary.

Queensland’s fabulous Gold Coast : “the playground of Australia” can be viewed via our One Search catalogue.

From Queensland's fabulous Gold Coast : "the playground of Australia". 1950s. (copyright undetermined). John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

From Queensland’s fabulous Gold Coast : “the playground of Australia”. 1950s. (copyright undetermined). John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

This brochure also features in The Salon Electric, a celebration of neon signs in Queensland and the Asia Pacific, currently on display in the APDL Design Lounge, level 2 until 11 February 2018.