Interwar Spanish mission style home, Durack, Brisbane, 1972. Spanish-style homes proliferated in post-war Queensland, recalling an image of Spain that was Utopian and pre-industrial.

Collection of the John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

The station homestead was an important landscape feature that assisted the establishment and survival of the Queensland pastoral industry and the community of people associated with the industry.

Garden layouts from H. Oakman, Gardening in Queensland, Brisbane, Jacaranda Press, 1960.

Collection of the Centre for the Government of Queensland

South Sea Islander huts, Farnbro, Childers, 1904. Queensland agricultural journal, 1904. Collection of the Fryer Library, University of Queensland

Collection of the Fryer Library, University of Queensland

Sketch of a family who pose in front of their home on the Mizpah commune, near Chinchilla, Queenslander, 7 April 1894. Collection of William Metcalf

Collection of William Metcalf

Sam Murton, a widower, and his sons (left to right) Steve, Bert, Bill, Victor and Arthur.

Collection of William Metcalf

Heritage significance is often based on associations between specific places and particular people, groups or events.

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