Fairfield Aboriginal Camp

Stage Number: MBSH.02.02.55

Group: Southern

Local Study Area: Fairfield-Annerley (formerly pilot)

Epoch: Early 19th Century

Street Address: Fairfield Railway Station, possibly extending towards Brisbane River

Latitude & Longitude: -27.51011111,153.02744444

Time Link: 1823

Map Link: 1845

Image Time Point: 1845

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An Aboriginal Camp occupied into early Colonial times. This seems to have marked the southern end of the’Bloggo Scrub’ – an area of wetlands and rainforests between here and Dutton Park.


Ray Kerkhove, 2015, Aboriginal Campsites of Greater Brisbane (Salisbury: Boolarong), 131.

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Map References

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