Yeronga Tournament Ground

Yeronga Tournament Ground

Stage Number: MBSH.02.03.05

Group: Southern

Local Study Area: Yeronga

Epoch: Early 19th Century

Street Address: Vicinity of Yeronga Memorial Park towards School Road.

Latitude & Longitude: -27.52083333,153.02394444

Time Link: 1823

Map Link: 1891

Image Time Point: 1891

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This was an important Tournament Ground for deciding disputes between Aboriginal groups. In 1853 it was the site of the first well-described and sketched Aboriginal fight of Queensland (appearing in the Illustrated London News).


Ray Kerkhove, ‘Enduring Prescence,’ in Stephen Sheaffe, Stories of Stephens: A History of Annerley and the Surrounding Suburbs Annerley: Annerley-Stephens Historical Society, 2017, pp.14-15.

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QSA. QSA Series 1748 Moreton District, County of Stanley Maps – A1 Series. 1 mile to the inch. Queensland Census Districts. 1 mile to the inch. Government Engraving Office, Brisbane. 620650