Corella Waterhole

Stage Number: MBSH.03.01.81

Group: Southern

Local Study Area: West End-South Brisbane-North Woolloongabba

Epoch: Early 19th Century

Street Address: Gabba Cricket Grounds

Latitude & Longitude: -27.48613889,153.03827778

Time Link: 1823

Map Link: 1842

Image Time Point: 1842

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Important, largest Waterhole of the string of lagoons that once ran from here west towards Sommerville House. It was a major water source for the area, and regular swimming place for Aboriginals and early settlers.


Ray Kerkhove, 2015, Aboriginal Campsites of Greater Brisbane (Salisbury: Boolarong), 117-120.

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SLQ. First Survey of Crown Lands in the Moreton Bay District, 1842, by Surveyor Henry Wade.Brisbane, 1842. RBM 841.16 1842 00013 E