Nathan Heights (1973)

Nathan Heights (1973)

Stage Number: MBSH.02.05.18

Group: Southern

Local Study Area: Moorooka-Tarragindi

Epoch: Late 20th Century

Street Address: 628 Toohey Road

Latitude & Longitude: -27.54372222,153.03981667

Time Link: 1973

Map Link: 1972

Image Time Point: 1972

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In November 1973 a terrifying tornado ripped down into Nathan Heights from Toohey Mountain. This short disaster destroyed several houses and unroofed many buildings to create instant devastation in the area.


Meteorological Memories Day. Sunnybank District History Group. 2 November 2013.

Image Citations

Nathan after the 1973 Tornado from Toohey Forest. Coopers Plains Local History Group Collection. Coopers Plains Library.

Map References

Qimagery. Brisbane 1972. Scale: 1:24,000.