Toorak Hill Aboriginal Wells and Camp

Stage Number: MBNH.10.01.05

Group: Old Town & River

Local Study Area: Clayfield-Albion-Hamilton

Epoch: Early 19th Century

Street Address: 28 Annie Street, Hamilton

Latitude & Longitude: -27.43741667,153.05252778

Time Link: 1823

Map Link: 1865

Image Time Point: 1865

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Formerly an area of a dozen Aboriginal rock wells, noted by Cunningham in 1823. The hilltop was also recorded as a Camping ground until the 1850s, possibly connected with the Newstead Burials.


Ray Kerkhove, 2015, Aboriginal Campsites of Greater Brisbane (Salisbury: Boolarong), 81-3.

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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