Duncan Richardson, Civilising Brisbane & General Meeting

Date(s) - 21/10/2021
1:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Caloundra Family History Rooms, Gate 2, Pierce Avenue
Meridan Plains, Queensland, 4551

Note: The meeting starts at 1.15 pm, for this meeting.

Duncan RichardsonGuest Speaker Duncan Richardson Author & Historian

Topic: “Civilising Brisbane”.

Duncan Richardson talks about how three colonial women changed the face of a city. In the second half of the 19th century, Diamantina Bowen, Sister Ellen Whitty and Eliza O’Connell battled indifference and prejudice to improve health care, the arts and education in Brisbane.

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