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Queensland National Trust 2009 Gold Award for Colonial Living History Q150 project.

 
From Left  Neol Jessup,  State Operations and Lending Manager Bendigo Bank Queensland, The Governor Her Excellency Ms. Penelope Wensley, Jackie Butler President and Keith Anderson Vice President Friends of Tingalpa cemetery Heritage Group.

 

 

Article courtesy of Wynnum Herald - questnews.com.au

Appeared on the 27th. may 2009

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This Q150 project was funded by the Brisbane City Council Community Fund and the State Government Q150 fund and was much appreciated by students, earning the 2009 Queensland National Trustís Community GOLD Award. It is planned to offer Colonial Living History at historic sites as a component of the New Curriculum, with further episodes planned for Tingalpa in 2011. Moreton Bay Environment Centre may agree to coordinate the programme, which could be expanded to include environmental studies in nearby Minnippi Parklands once the long awaited walking/bike track from Container Street to Minnippi is opened.