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Experience Queensland on Flickr Commons

State Library of Queensland encourages access to the images posted in Flickr Commons.

Did you know State Library of Queensland holds approximately 1.5 million photographic resources – negatives, slides, original photographs, copy prints and original albums dating from 1859 to the present day relating to Queensland? In 2003, State Library launched its digital image library, Picture Queensland, populating the online catalogue One Search with 6,000 digitised photographs – … Read more

Africa Day in Rockhampton, 2014 (photographs and oral histories)

Maureen Ilechukwa with her children Victoria and Victor. From 29203 Sharing Stories from Multicultural Communities Photo Essays and Oral Histories 2013-2014. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Image 29203-0007-0007

Africa Day is commemorated annually around the world on May 25. This date is significant as it marks the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity (now called the African Union) in 1963. Since 2012, the Central Queensland African Association Inc. (CQAA) have organised an annual event for Africa Day in Rockhampton, with entertainment including … Read more