Taringa Aboriginal Springs

Stage Number: MBNH.07.02.08

Group: Western

Local Study Area: Toowong-St Lucia-Indooroopilly

Epoch: Early 19th Century

Street Address: 1. Park at 233 Moggill Road Taringa 2. Taringa Railway site

Latitude & Longitude: -27.49330556,152.97725

Time Link: 1823

Map Link: 1859

Image Time Point: 1859

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Former springs, important in Aboriginal healing. Part of the nearby Camp which was an ‘Aboriginal health resort’ in early Colonial times.


Ray Kerkhove, 2015, Aboriginal Campsites of Greater Brisbane (Salisbury: Boolarong), 132-3.

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QSA. QSA Series 1748 Moreton District, County of Stanley Maps – A1 Series. 10 chains to the inch. Portions LXIV and LXV in the Parish of Indooroopilly, County of Stanley. 10 chains to the inch. Survey Office, Brisbane. 620522