Pullenvale Aboriginal Tournament (Ritual Battle) site.

Stage Number: MBNH.06.03.06

Group: Western

Local Study Area: Pullenvale-Anstead-Bellbowrie

Epoch: Early 19th Century

Street Address: Pullenvale School & Airlie Road Park, close to Pullen Pullen Creek.

Latitude & Longitude: -27.53227778,152.89244444

Time Link: 1823

Map Link: 1865

Image Time Point: 1865

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Area of regular Aboriginal Tournaments (formal fights) involving up to 1,000 warriors from different groups.


Libby Wager, 1988, Mud Maps of Moggill Pullenvale: Pullenvale Field Study Centre/ Lavina Wager, n/p.

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QSA. QSA Series ID 2043 City of Brisbane and Suburbs Maps – A1A Series. 1 chain to the inch. Plan of subdivision of section 30 City of Brisbane. 1 chain to an inch. Surveyor General’s Office, Brisbane.(quarter-size). 634488