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Printing Fitzgerald: the Queensland Government Printing Office Under Pressure

Guest bloggers: Matthew Wengert and Louise Martin-Chew – 2019 John Oxley Library Fellows Royal Commissions were more common and less politically ‘interesting’ in the early 20th century (for example, a century ago there were half a dozen Royal Commissions in Queensland alone, with a few running concurrently and some lasting only two or three weeks). … Read more

Phil Dickie Collection

Investigative journalist Phil Dickie at the State Library of Queensland, March 2012. Photograph SLQ

Among the recipients of the 2017 Queensland Greats Awards, announced on 6 June (Queensland Day), was award-winning investigative journalist Phil Dickie. Dickie’s articles for the Courier-Mail were instrumental to uncovering police corruption and organised crime in Queensland during the 1980s. Dickie’s investigative reporting for the Courier-Mail, along with ABC Four Corners‘ Moonlight State were the … Read more