Red Hill Aboriginal Camp

Stage Number: MBNH.07.03.07

Group: Western

Local Study Area: Bardon-Red Hill-Milton-Kelvin Grove

Epoch: Early 19th Century

Street Address: L\'Estrange Terrace & School Street junction, Red Hill

Latitude & Longitude: -27.45083333,153.01125

Time Link: 1823

Map Link: 1865

Image Time Point: 1865

Suggest An Edit
View Your Faviourties


A Camp used in the 1890s-1910s if not earlier. Elders Billy Moffatt, Catchpenny and King Sandy were permitted to stay here although it was within the usual town boundaries. It seems to have been their main Camp near the city in these decades.


Ray Kerkhove, 2015, Aboriginal Campsites of Greater Brisbane (Salisbury: Boolarong), 99.

Image Citations

Map References

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