MUCKADILLA, 17 October 2021

MUCKADILLA HALL, QLD, GUNGGARI COUNTRY The Muckadilla Hall stands on the traditional lands of the Gunggari People. ‘Remember the Muckadilla Community Hall’ by David Bowden.  To remember 100 years of the Muckadilla Hall is to remember so many people and events that have been the glue to keep the Muckadilla Community together.   The Muckadilla Community…

ALPHA, 20 OCTOBER 2021

ALPHA TOWN HALL, QLD, ININGAI COUNTRY The Alpha Town Hall stands on the traditional lands of the Iningai people. The Alpha Town Hall was opened by Council Chairperson Frank Langston on 13 December, 1957, with over 750 people present. Designed by Rockhampton architect Arthur E. Hegvold as a large weatherboard building on stumps, the hall in Alpha has a protruding front porch and…

HUGHENDEN, 21 OCTOBER 2021

PARISH HALL, QLD, YIRENDALI COUNTRY The Hughenden Parish Hall stands on the traditional lands of the Yirendali people. 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…

CHARTERS TOWERS, 22 OCTOBER 2021

ST PAUL’S PLAYHOUSE, QLD, GUDJUL COUNTRY The St Paul’s Playhouse stands on the traditional lands of the Gudjul people. St Paul’s Playhouse – home to Towers Players – is Charters Towers’ oldest remaining, completely timber structure. Built in the late 19th century as the town’s Anglican Church, the Playhouse today is a key arts and cultural hub for the community,…