Mount Gravatt Camp

Stage Number: MBSH.03.09.01

Group: Southern

Local Study Area: Mount Gravatt-Mount Gravatt East

Epoch: Early 20th Century

Street Address: Selbourne /Grenfell Sts junction to Eyer St/Drury Lane junction, Mount Gravatt

Latitude & Longitude: -27.53608889,153.08068056

Time Link: 1941

Map Link: 1946

Image Time Point: 1946

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An elevated Aboriginal camp, apparently the last of the Mt Gravatt region. This and the army huts in the vicinty became part of a ‘shanty town’ of hundreds of families – some Aboriginal – in the 1940s-1950s.


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Map References

Qimagery. Brisbane City Council Series 1946. Scale: 1:15,900.