Toowong Aboriginal Campsite

Stage Number: MBNH.07.02.14

Group: Western

Local Study Area: Toowong-St Lucia-Indooroopilly

Epoch: Early 19th Century

Street Address: Hill (Cenotaph Memorial) in Toowoong Memorial Park.

Latitude & Longitude: -27.47927778,152.9945

Time Link: 1823

Map Link: 1859

Image Time Point: 1859

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Knoll on which Aboriginals regularly Camped when utilizing the Baneraba Scrub. Corroboree site. This seems to be the area Oxley twice sighted Aboriginals gathered when he was exploring the Brisbane River (in 1823 & 1824). It was used at least into the 1860s.


Ray Kerkhove, 2015, Aboriginal Campsites of Greater Brisbane (Salisbury: Boolarong), 131.

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Map References

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