PHA QLD TURNS 30!

A group of PHA Qld members and guests met at the FoodConnect Shed in Salisbury on 11 October for a day of celebration. Held in conjunction with the Association's Annual General Meeting, the day began with an overview of the precinct and its connections to Brisbane's wartime and manufacturing history, led by PHA Qld member Beryl Roberts. In her discussion,…

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MEMBERS WORK: FRIENDSHIP AND COMMUNITY

PHA Qld member Timothy Roberts contributed to the exhibition Friendship as a Way of Life, displayed at UNSW Galleries, Sydney, 8 May - 21 November 2020. In July, Roberts presented an illustrated talk on the politics, culture and histories of motor clubs in Australia. These clubs for same-sex attracted men were able to connect socially, especially during the 1970s-1990s, a…

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QUEENSLAND LITERARY AWARDS

PHA Qld member Margaret Cook's book "A River with a City Problem" has been shortlisted for the 2020 The Courier-Mail People's Choice Queensland Book of the Year Award as a part of the Queensland Literary Awards.Follow the link to see the shortlisted titles, and vote for your favourite. All titles are available at the The Library Shop, State Library of…

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MEMBERS WORK: PICTURING THE NORTH

In June 2020, PHA Qld member Timothy Roberts delivered a presentation to the Queensland State Archives on artistic representations connected to Queensland before 1859. The lecture illustrates some highlights of early art in Queensland, emphasising the themes of exploration, establishment, and edification. This visual journey through Queensland’s history begins with artists who were inspired to create work during successive waves…

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