Cunnamulla, 18 October 2020

Cunnamulla, meaning “long stretch of water”, gets its name from the picturesque Warrego River which meanders past the town and is a popular spot for fishing and water sports. Cunnamulla is located in the Shire of Paroo which also includes the towns of Yowah, Eulo and Wyandra. The shire has a vast cultural diversity within…

Barcaldine, 22 October 2020

The Barcaldine Town Hall was built in 1912 but has had several alterations. It was constructed in the Federation free style and was designed by architects Alfred Mowbray-Hutton and Fredrick Boddington. The design is  a link pavilion form. There were two separate buildings with council offices at the front and a hall behind, linked by…

Hughenden, 23 October 2020

Explorers William Landsborough and Frederick Walker were the first European explorers to lay their eyes on the vast open grassland downs to the south and the harsh basalt country north of Hughenden. A blazed historical coolabah tree stands proud as a testimony to the discovery of this region by these two famous explorers. The first…

Greenvale, 24 October 2020

Greenvale Community Hall was built in the 1970s, a central part of the mining town that was built to service the community who worked at the mine. The hall was the centre of community activities for the town, the centre from which all social activities flowed. If the grand old dame could talk, she’d tell…