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Wallangarra, 3 September 2021

Wallangarra School of Arts Hall, QLD, Ngarabal Country  The Wallangarra School of Arts Hall stands on Ngarabal Country. It’s possible that ‘Wallangarra’ means ‘lagoon’ – ‘wallan’ meaning water and ‘guran’ meaning ‘long’.  Wallangarra is such a ‘cool’ place to live, in both style and weather. According to local lore, the European residential component of Wallangarra wouldn’t even have existed if New South Wales had just accepted their railway track gauge was ‘wrong’, and made it the … Read more

Dalveen, 4 September 2021

Dalveen Hall, QLD, Kambuwal Country The Dalveen Hall stands on Kambuwal Country. Nestled 825 metres above sea level amid the undulations and ridges of the Great Divide, the village of Dalveen was named after Dalveen Pass in Scotland and now boasts its very own tartan. White occupation of the area began with area white graziers, but the coming … Read more

Cunningham, 5 September 2021

QCWA Cunningham Memorial Hall, QLD, Keinjan and Githabul Country The Cunningham Memorial Hall stands on the traditional lands of the Keinjan people and the Gitabul people.   This Hall, built in one of the towns along the mighty Condamine river, was built for the local CWA ladies in 1955. There used to be a rail siding near the Hall, and a large grain … Read more

Leyburn, 8 September 2021

Leyburn QCWA Hall, QLD, Bundjalung, Barunggam and Ngarabal Country The Leyburn QCWA Hall stands bordered by Bundjalung, Barunggam and Ngarabal Country.  The small town of Leyburn is situated 66 kms south-west of Toowoomba and 60 kms northwest of Warwick on the Darling Downs.  Its current claim to fame is the hosting of the Leyburn Motor Sprints weekend each year in August.  This event features motor sprints … Read more

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