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Issue 10 of History Queensland NOW OUT !

In this issue: - Murder at the Zoo -Europe Before World War 1 -Queensland Pineapple and Fruit Industry - Caboonbah -Red Jack Bush Legends - Work until you drop ?
 
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Seminar – Writing and Publishing Memoirs and Family Histories – 22 Sept ’13

If you have started your memoir or family history or thinking about it, then this seminar is for you.   Emeritus Professor Noeline Kyle, author, researcher  and educator, joins Dan Kelly, Publisher for this rare event in Queensland’s oldest building, The Commissariat Store. The format of this seminar is: 9am Tour
 
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Such is War Book Launch

Such is War is the diaries of signalman, Cecil Anderson, during the World War II campaign of the seige of Tobruk. Much has been written about the seige as it was cricical to the defence of the Suez Canal and the supply lines of German-Italian forces under Rommel. Signalman Anderson was
 
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The Soldiers’ Wall Book Launch

The Brisbane City Council will provide the Sandgate Room at the newly renovated City Hall for the launch of Lyris Mitchell’s book on 19 April. Lord Mayor Coucillor Graham Quirk will launch the book. The soldiers’ wall was discovered during renovations of City Hall. It is a wall of names
 
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History of Mt Coot-tha Book Launch

Great news! Not only dor we have the Hon Saxton Rice MLA launching Janet Spillman’s book, we will have the honour of Her Excellency Ms Penelope Wensley AO, Governor of Queensland coming along to support Queensland authors on 15 April. We know that Her Excellency has a great interest in
 
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New History Books Soon to be Launched

Great news for Queenslanders. There are a number of new history books in the pipeline for March and April. The Queensland Caesar – Sir Thomas McIlwraith by Dr Denver Beanland. Beanland completes his biography of three times Premier’ of Queensland. This was a man of great vision and liberal views.
 
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History Queensland Issue 5 available

History Queensland Issue 5 is now available. We have achieved what we set out so far and will continue to bring you interesting and informative articles on Queensland’s history. We have had lots of positive responses to our magazine and some helpful criticism. Keep supporting us and I hope you