Corinda Bora Ground

Stage Number: MBSH.05.02.07

Group: Western

Local Study Area: Corinda-Oxley

Epoch: Early 19th Century

Street Address: Bottom of Cliveden Avenue, Corinda

Latitude & Longitude: -27.55102778,152.99147222

Time Link: 1823

Map Link: 1876

Image Time Point: 1876

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A significant Aboriginal ceremonial site, that sometimes saw 600 participants. It was used into the 1870s-1880s. It was probably used for rain-making ceremonies and rites associated with the Chelmer’penninsula’ and adjacent areas (e.g. FigTree Pocket).


Ray Kerkhove, ‘Enduring Prescence,’ in Stephen Sheaffe, Stories of Stephens: A History of Annerley and the Surrounding Suburbs Annerley: Annerley-Stephens Historical Society, 2017, pp.14-15.

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QSA. QSA Series ID 1015 Moreton District 20 Chain Maps – AG3. 20 chains to the inch. Parish of Oxley, County of Stanley. 532954