Category: work

  • Mud and mangroves

    Friday Journal was a radio documentary spot at 1pm  on a Friday afternoon. I found this one about mangrove research in FNQ on cassette recently – from about 1982

  • Men and Cattle: history of development in northern Australia

    I found a collection of small audio documentaries recently. They were on cassette so the quality after 30 odd years isn’t great. The talent is historian Peter Forrest. Men and Cattle is a history of development  of the cattle industry in northern Austraia but touches on a lot of other themes. Part one: The Overlanders Part two: […]

  • Middenbury House

    Built in the mid 1860s Middenbury House has been a family home for the well-to-do, a boarding house and since the 1950s, home to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in Queensland. Middenbury House is on the heritage register because it is thought to be a significant example of a fine quality 1860s Queensland residence of masonry […]

  • Underlife

    Across Australia, adventurers are exploring the underbelly of our urban environments, modern day investigators of our cities less well recognised landmarks. A colleague was fascinated with the built environment underneath cities and wrote this piece on his discoveries in Brisbane. by dsankt Exploring and learning about the place I live in has always interested me. […]