Resistance in the 1800s, Minjerribah

Direct Action of the 1800s August 2018, Dr Ray Hovekirk presented his research into the Frontier Wars at the North Stradbroke Island on Minjerribah recounting conflict between soldiers and Aboriginal groups, roughly between 1832 and 1833. “A conflict seems to have erupted over killings and counter-killings involving the European staff of the Amity Point pilot …

JOURNEYING Aback

Reflecting on the Our City Our Culture 2008-2018 Cultural Plan for Redlands... Memorably, I visited the tiny library at the back of the Point Lookout hall 10 years ago with my small baby to find butchers paper and fat marker pens on a table beckoning responses to questions about arts, culture and community. My opinion …

Cassim a History

THomas Welsby states in his Recollections of the Natives of Moreton Bay. Together with some of their names and Customs of Living delivered before the University Historical Society in 1967 that "At that time, i.e., about 1879, there were many natives at Amity, some of the real dark old-day men, and as the moon was …

Tracking the Business of Transit to Minjerriba, Mulgumpin and SMBI

2015 ACQUISITION OF TRANSIT SYSTEMS MARINE BUSINESS AND CAPITAL RAISING Friday 18th September 2015 SEALINK TO BECOME LARGEST MARINE TOURISM AND TRANSPORT COMPANY IN AUSTRALIA • SeaLink Travel Group Limited to acquire 100% of the Transit Systems Marine business, including the renowned Stradbroke Ferries • Purchase price of $125 million ... Transit Systems Marine operates …

Ramshackle

Make shift dwellings along the waters edge are not for the faint hearted, if only for the merciless mosquitoes that plague the twilight and dusk hours.

Kim WIlliams and ‘things ineffably precious’

ABC Podcast QandA Episode 6  – 13/03/2017 13 March 2017 Panellists: Mem Fox, Author; Martha Wainwright, Canadian Singer-Songwriter; Neil Armfield, Theatre and opera director; Ursula Yovich, Actress and cabaret singer; and Kim Williams, Author and former media executive. Neil Armfield Co-director of the Adelaide Festival says the value of the arts is in purely economic …