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Picture it, Post it! – A Fun Palace Workshop

For this year’s Fun Palace, Jacinta Sutton, Q ANZAC 100 Project Officer and LYPS Project Officer Thom Browning collaborated to create Picture it, Post it, a creative 30 minute digital collage workshop. Participants aged 7+ will remix curated content from State Library of Queensland’s (SLQ) digitised collection, playfully manipulating positive imagery from postcards sent home … Read more

All Aboard for Healthy, Exhilarating Cleanliness! – The Sunday Bathers’ Train to Sandgate

In the first two decades of the twentieth century, in an age of emerging public health measures, a new phenomenon called the Bathers’ Train ran on Sundays to Sandgate.  Bathers’ trains were not just a Queensland invention and also operated in seaside locations near Sydney and Melbourne and Adelaide. Leaving Central Railway Station in Brisbane … Read more