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Frank Rowland – artist

Lindeman Is. - poster by Frank Rowland, ca. 1940. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

Frank Rowland (full name Arthur Francis Rowland) was born in 1912.  He was educated in Sydney and served as a camouflage artist in the Northern Territory during the second World War. After the war, he started work as a freelance commercial artist in Brisbane.  In 1948 he became a part-time instructor in art at the Central Technical College … Read more

In their own words – Stories from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women

Lila Pigliafiori-Baker, 2009. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

Because of Her, We Can! is the theme of NAIDOC Week 2018, celebrating the significant role of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in our communities.  Keep reading to learn about some of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women who have recorded aspects of their life experiences as oral histories and digital stories. 28428 … Read more