Knowledge through the landscape.

For Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders, everything in the landscape has its place of importance according to spiritual beliefs systems, and knowledge of this has been handed down orally

On the voyage of the Endeavour in 1770 the term ‘Labyrinth’ was used to describe the innumerable coral cays, reefs and shoals that challenged the navigational skills of Captain James Cook

Which way did Ludwig Leichhardt go? He must have passed through here. The sand dunes of far west Queensland must hold a secret to the mystery.

The Great Artesian Basin (GAB) is a geological curiosity.

Thomas Welsby, former president of the Queensland Historical Society, described his impression of the explorer William Landsborough in 1935,

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Cook began sailing northwards along the Queensland coast in mid-May 1770.

Explorer’s journals provide a fascinating insight into two peoples of different cultures becoming acquainted with each other.

Members of the Queensland Acclimatisation Society in the nineteenth century played a key role in the importation and experimentation with many plants.

Visiting the Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology is a startling experience for many Queenslanders: pride of place in this American institution goes to an enormous (12.8 metre) skeleton

‘St Lucia will be no Pandora’s Box where students lift the lid and each takes what he or she requires’, declared J.J.C.

The Mount St John Zoo was a popular attraction in the Townsville region in the 1930s-40s, widely acclaimed as the largest privately-owned zoological garden in Australia.