Mapping Brisbane History (MBH)

The Mapping Brisbane History Project is both the funded mapping project from the Brisbane City Council Community History Grants, in the periods of 2012-2013, and 2015-2016, and 2017-2018, and an ongoing program of local studies across Brisbane, using the MBH online mapping program as a significant historic and geographic tool.

Originally the Mapping Brisbane Southside History (MBSH) Project was an initiative of the Coopers Plains Local History Group Inc., as part of the Brisbane Southside History Network (BSHN), funded by the Brisbane City Council 2012-2013 Community History Grant Program. The MBSH Sub-Project is now subsumed into the Mapping Brisbane History (MBH) Project, as is also the Mapping Brisbane Northside History (MBNH) Sub-Project.

Follow the link to the Acknowledgements page for further information on the MBSH team, local history enthusiasts, and other professional historians and spatial scientists who have greatly assisted in the project.


The information contained on this website was researched using the information that was available in 2017. It is, therefore, subject to future amendments should new sources become accessible during the next few months to end of March 2018.

The Coopers Plains Local History Group Inc., as a sponsoring member of the Brisbane Southside History Network, has been granted $22,000 in one of the 2016-2017 Brisbane Community History Grants, from the Brisbane City Council’s Brisbane History Grants Program.
The funding and the work of three MBH team members over the next twelve months will produce in one year, 1,000+ heritage and lost Brisbane sites marked and described within 200 words each, thus an asset of possibly 200,000 words professionally researched of Brisbane localities in the form of online historical geography.


The MBH Online Mapping Program On-Track for Completion

The MBH online mapping program is on-track for completion, ready for the re-launch in April 2018. A Master Copy of multiple MBH Data spreadsheets (the most updated file) is being developed and translated to the website MBH mapping program. The process includes...

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Annual General Meeting 2017 December

Sunnybank District History Group Annual General Meeting 2017 will be held at 10.00 a.m., Saturday 2 December, at the main meeting room, Sunnybank Hills Library. At which point all SDHG positions will be vacant. Three vacancies need to be fulfilled President Secretary...

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