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February 2021

Sir Samuel Griffith and the Writing of the Queensland Criminal Code

February 10 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Commissariat Store Museum, 115 William St
Brisbane, 4000 Australia
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The Queensland Criminal Code, which was prepared over some 5 years, 1896-1900, was said by his biographer Roger B Joyce to be Griffith’s “major, though not his only, contribution to law reform.” This talk will briefly examine the circumstances giving rise to the development of the Code, its historical development and its evolutionary influence upon Australian and International Criminal Jurisprudence. Michael Halliday is Vice President of The Royal Historical Society of Queensland. He is a retired Barrister-at Law, Magistrate and…

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Dig Tree Blazes Exhibition Launch

February 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Commissariat Store Museum, 115 William St
Brisbane, 4000 Australia
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You are invited to the launch of the Dig Tree exhibition at the Commissariat Store Museum. Join us for an evening of drinks and view the recently installed exhibition completed by Planet Productions. More information can be found here.

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Sir Samuel Griffith: A political life

February 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Legislative Council Chamber, Queensland Parliament House
Brisbane, Queensland Australia
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Sir Samuel Griffith, barrister, twice premier and chief justice of Queensland and Australia – a man of complexity, intellect and wide ranging interests… a leading figure in Queensland politics. A seminar presented by the Queensland Parliament and The Royal Historical Society of Queensland (RHSQ) to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the death of Sir Samuel Griffith. You can find more information here. Speakers Emeritus Prof Kay Saunders AM Dr Denver Beanland AM Seminar Program • The clever scholarship boy •…

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March 2021

Burke and Wills Back Under the Stars

March 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Amphitheatre, Memorial Park
Thargomindah, Queensland Australia

This function is being organised by the Bulloo Shire Council in Thargomindah. It will be at the amphitheatre in Memorial Park. Registration and payment will be required beforehand. Further details to follow.

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Dig Tree Reserve Conservation Launch

March 27 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dig Tree Reserve, Dig Tree Road
320km west of Thargomindah, Queensland Australia

The Royal Historical Society of Queensland has completed a major conservation project at the Dig Tree Reserve as trustees of the famous Burke and Wills site, and you are invited to celebrate the occasion with us. Join us at 12 noon on Saturday 27 March at the Dig Tree Reserve for the official launch.

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