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Queensland’s Earliest Surveyors: Who, What and Where – SOLD OUT

October 9 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

$25 – $35

The President and Council of The Royal Historical Society of Queensland invite you to this conference to commemorate some of Queensland’s most significant early surveyors.


Bill Kitson – Preserving Queensland’s Surveying Heritage
Brad Dalton – Matthew Flinders: A Life Well Travelled
Darryl Low Choy – Mapping the Way: Military Surveyors of the Queensland Colonial Era
Peter Wade – The Early Surveyors of Moreton Bay
Graham Jensen – ‘Renaissance Man’: Surveyor Cecil Twisden Bedford
Stephen Sheaffe – The Trial and Execution of Mullan (aka Merridio) and Nengavil
Janet Spillman – Henry Charles Rawnsley, Controversial Surveyor and Respected Naturalist
John Pearn – Surveyors, Toponymy and Heritage
Greg Manning – Good-bye Redcoats: Robert Dixon’s Cartographic Summary of the Moreton Bay Campaign
Kaye Nardella – The Magic of Crown Survey Plans

Booking is essential. Ticket price includes the conference and morning tea. 9am registration for 9.30am start.


October 9
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$25 – $35


The Royal Historical Society of Queensland


Commissariat Store Museum
115 William St
Brisbane, 4000 Australia
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