Glen Aplin, 26 November 2020

The Glen Aplin Memorial Hall was erected in memory of those from the district who served in World War One and World War Two. Building materials were scarce but the Glen Aplin community volunteers worked with ingenuity and persistence to make bricks with sand from the nearby Severn River. In 1953 the Hall was opened…

Cooroy, 27 November 2020

The history of this hall dates back to the 1920’s. With a population growth in the district the community required a larger building for social events, they also wanted to honour the men who gave their lives during WW1 and a thank you for those who had returned. Another conflict had broken out and the…

Mudgeeraba, 28 November 2020

  The name Mudgeeraba was in use before the 1860s and while the precise meaning of the word is uncertain, a number of different meanings are recorded, including ‘Place of sticky soil’ and ‘Low lying ground’   The original hall, built from locally hewn timber, was erected in 1922 – 1923 by the community, to commemorate those who served in World War One and to perpetuate the memory of those who gave their lives.  It was designed by…

Eudlo, 29 November 2020

Eudlo Hall sits fair and square in the centre of Eudlo village (pop. approx 1,000), on the train line to Cairns. A tiny town, but one with a big heart in the lush Sunshine Coast hinterland, home to Gubbi Gubbi legends of eels a plenty when the silky oaks are flowering. Eudlo has barley been…