The German-Queenslanders – A Celebration

The German-Queenslanders – A Celebration The Cultural Contribution Since the 1850s until the present time German immigrants and their descendants, the German-Queenslanders, have made and are still making an enormous and significant contribution to the cultural landscape of our great State. Our early German pioneers brought their ‘cultural baggage’, folkways […]

Blown to Smithereens!

Blown to Smithereens!   Local historian Peter Cullen, who has an immense knowledge and interest in oral history and the amazing stories of the many citizens now resting in the Toowoomba and Drayton Cemetery, told me of a most amazing case of a German-Queensland resident. The headlines of the ‘Darling […]