Red Jacket Swamp Waterhole and Hunting Ground

Stage Number: MBNH.07.03.05

Group: Western

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

Epoch: Early 19th Century

Street Address: Gregory Park & Milton Primary School, Milton

Latitude & Longitude: -27.46686111,152.99977778

Time Link: 1823

Map Link: 1865

Image Time Point: 1865

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Important Waterhole and food resource area for Aboriginal people, featuring tea-tree (used of hut-making), ducks, reeds used in basketry, and various edible rushes and waterlilies


Ray Kerkhove, 2015, Aboriginal Campsites of Greater Brisbane (Salisbury: Boolarong), 134.

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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