Schonell Theatre recommended for heritage listing

The Department of Environment and Science has given notice that the Schonell Theatre be placed in the Queensland Heritage Register as a State Heritage Place. Facts on the groundHowever Arts & Heritage have knocked back submissions claiming that Queensland Union Complex has significant historical and social associations for it too to be heritage listed. Arts … Continue reading Schonell Theatre recommended for heritage listing

The Big Ride for Palestine 2019 in pictures

In early spring 2019, twenty-five riders and eight supporters set out on 160 km journey from Brisbane to Brunswick Heads to raise awareness about Palestine and to raise money for an agricultural project sponsored by union aid abroad APHEDA. Lachlan Hurse who led the ride tells the story: "The Big Ride for Palestine 2019 ended … Continue reading The Big Ride for Palestine 2019 in pictures

From the grass roots

John Pitt 22nd of October 1977 who went on to save Terania Creek The person being arrested with a smile is John Pitt who later fought against logging in Terania Creek in the 1980s along with others. They were successful with Neville Wran declaring Terania Creek a National park long before 'Save the Franklin Dam' … Continue reading From the grass roots