Aboriginal "Healing" Camp and Stone Quarry

Stage Number: MBNH.07.02.07

Group: Western

Local Study Area: Toowong-St Lucia-Indooroopilly

Epoch: Early 19th Century

Street Address: Along Rokeby Terrace ridge - roughly 29 Rokeby Terrace Taringa

Latitude & Longitude: -27.49252778,152.97608333

Time Link: 1823

Map Link: 1859

Image Time Point: 1859

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Aboriginal Camp and stone quarry, used as a “health resort” (possibly convolescence for warriors injured at the Tournament Grounds below this area). It was in use into the 1870s.


Ray Kerkhove, 2015, Aboriginal Campsites of Greater Brisbane (Salisbury: Boolarong), 132-3.

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Map References

QSA. QSA Series 1748 Moreton District, County of Stanley Maps – A1 Series. 10 chains to the inch. Portions LXIV and LXV in the Parish of Indooroopilly, County of Stanley. 10 chains to the inch. Survey Office, Brisbane. 620522