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#OutbackQueensland – featuring Quilpie, Windorah, Cunnamulla and Camooweal

Shop front in main centre of Cunnamulla

2019 is Queensland’s Year of Outback Tourism and across the State visitors and travellers are flocking to events and different locations to experience outback Queensland. In response to the State Government’s #outbacktourism initiative, State Library of Queensland is joining in the spirit, shining the spotlight on collections celebrating the outback regions of Queensland. In 2002 … Read more

#OutbackQueensland communities – featuring Julia Creek, Richmond, Cloncurry and more

Horse racing in the bush, outback Queensland, image 29527 John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

2019 is the Year of Outback Tourism in Queensland. Starting in April through to late September many townships and communities in western Queensland will be hosting special events and programs in their regions, extending a warm welcome and invitation to visitors and travelers to experience country hospitality in the outback. To acknowledge the Queensland Government’s … Read more

Remembering the Revolution

Protestors, Moratorium March Brisbane, 1970. Courtesy University of Queensland Library. Grahame Garner Collection F3400

In his compelling conversation with former fellow radical Di Zetlin – during which they explore the origins and direction of the protest movement that transformed a university campus  (and ultimately, Queensland politics and society) in the sixties and seventies – Dan O’Neill  goes to the essence of what makes these events such a peculiarly Queensland … Read more