Corroboree Tree

Stage Number: MBNH.11.03.15

Group: Northern

Local Study Area: Chermside-Wavell Heights-Kedron-Nundah

Epoch: Early 20th Century

Street Address: Shaw Road side of Mercer Park, Nundah

Latitude & Longitude: -27.40383333,153.04708333

Time Link: 1903

Map Link: 1904

Image Time Point: 1904

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Old gum marking site of huge 1903 Corroboree of hundreds of Aboriginals, which involved a bonfire and groups from various regions. This was probably also the location of the 1893 inter-tribal Corroboree. The 1903 celebration seems to have been the last major event involving the Camps here.


Ray Kerkhove, 2015, Aboriginal Campsites of Greater Brisbane (Salisbury: Boolarong), 54-5.

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Map References

MLMS. 8 chain series 1904–1917—Brisbane. 8 chains to the inch. Cadastral map of Brisbane and Suburbs sheet 2. MLMS 8 Chain