Italians taking stools of cane to an agricultural show in north Queensland, photograph from Queensland Agricultural Journal, 1932. Collection of Fryer Library, University of Queensland

Monument to the pioneers of the sugar industry made of Italian marble. The monument was donated in 1959 by the Italian community of Innisfail, 1980. Postcard by Murray Views Pty Ltd, Collection of the Centre for the Government of Queensland

Italian mausoleums at the New Cemetery, Ingham, c1970. Postcard, Murray Views Collection, Centre for the Government of Queensland

Being Italian is central to the Queensland experience. Italians have literally shaped the landscape through sugarcane plantations.

Strips of winter crop and fallow make a striking contrast in this aerial picture taken over the Darling Downs, cover, Queensland agricultural journal, volume 95, number 4, April 1969.

Land classification, Channel Country, 1949

Channel Country Channel Country, QLD
1 January 1949
16 July 2010
16 July 2010


Channel Country Channel Country, QLD
Bureau of Investigation, Department of Public Lands

From the air, the braided Channel Country constitutes some of the most distinctive landscape in Australia.

Clara Lahood Joseph

Advertisement for the drapery store Calile Malouf & Sons, located at Adelaide Street, Brisbane City, from Courier Mail, 20 December 1933, p18
Calile Malouf & Sons Drapery, located in Adelaide Street, Brisbane, c1910. In 1923 Michael Calile Malouf who described himself as being of 'Syrian nationality, born at Mount Lebanon in Syria and resident 30 years in Australia' and residing in South Brisbane applied for naturalisation.
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