Durack Camp

Stage Number: MBSH.05.07.05

Group: Western

Local Study Area: Durack- Doolandella-Willawong-Pallara-Larapinta

Epoch: Early 19th Century

Street Address: Oxley Golf Course, Boundary and Blunder Road area, Durack

Latitude & Longitude: -27.57261111,152.98027778

Time Link: 1823

Map Link: 1891

Image Time Point: 1891

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In the 1820s, large and fairly permanent Aboriginal encampments were noted by Charles Fraser on the low sandy hills (the Blunder) just east of Oxley Creek. These are not recorded in the 1850s-1870s so presumably did not persist into the period of early settlement.


Ray Kerkhove, 2015, Aboriginal Campsites of Greater Brisbane (Salisbury: Boolarong), 188.

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Map References

QSA. QSA Series 1748 Moreton District, County of Stanley Maps – A1 Series. 1 mile to the inch. Queensland Census Districts. 1 mile to the inch. Government Engraving Office, Brisbane. 620650