Policing a Colonial Metropolis: from Moreton Bay to Brisbane
Jul
14
10:30 AM10:30

Policing a Colonial Metropolis: from Moreton Bay to Brisbane

Queensland State Archives with the Griffith University Harry Gentle Resource Centre are proud to present this event as part of the 2017 Visiting Fellows Seminar Series.

Join us at Queensland State Archives to hear our guest speaker, Griffith University Visiting Fellow Dr Anastasia Dukova, illuminate the key aspects of town life and policing of today’s Brisbane in its transition years, from the arrival of the first immigrant ships in Moreton Bay settlement in the 1840s, to the establishment of Brisbane as a colonial capital in 1859.

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Brisbane History Group Seminar: Policing Colonial Brisbane
May
27
12:30 AM00:30

Brisbane History Group Seminar: Policing Colonial Brisbane

The seminar will explore the key aspects of Brisbane town life, its people and places, and policing in the years between the arrival of the first immigrant ships in the Moreton Bay settlement in the 1840s, to the establishment of Brisbane as a colonial capital in 1859, and finally the organisation of the Queensland Police Force five years later. 

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