South Brisbane Aboriginal Camp

Stage Number: MBSH.03.01.28

Group: Southern

Local Study Area: West End-South Brisbane-North Wolloongabba

Epoch: Early 19th Century

Street Address: 160 Vulture Street South Brisbane

Latitude & Longitude: -27.48195,153.01965556

Time Link: 1858

Map Link: 1858

Image Time Point: 1858

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This was the main Aboriginal camp in South Brisbane, flourishing until the 1860s. Its occupants assisted at the South Brisbane wharves, and children from here worked as the fledgling town’s water carriers.


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SLQ. New South Wales. Surveyor-General. The Town & Environs of Brisbane, County of Stanley, N.S.W., 1858 Surveyor General. New South Wales]: Surveyor Generals Office, 1858. M 841.12 1858 00007 E