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Rona Joyner and the Society to Outlaw Pornography

Rona Joyner

The founder of STOP (the Society to Outlaw Pornography) and CARE (the Committee Against Regressive Education), Rona Joyner was either a crackpot or a defender of society’s morals, depending on your point of view. Queensland teachers who were around in the 1970s still wince at the mention of her name.  With the support of the Premier, Joh Bjelke-Petersen, … Read more

Brisbane Girls Grammar School – History in Pictures

Pupils from the Brisbane Girls Grammar School, Brisbane 1913. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 93596

2015 marks the 140th anniversary of Brisbane Girls Grammar School, an independent private school located in the Brisbane inner-city suburb of Spring Hill. The school was established in March 1875. To commemorate this milestone, we’ve compiled a sample of images from our collection. You can peruse a full listing of SLQ’s collection of materials related to Brisbane Girls … Read more