Share Your Queensland Story

We'd like to know your personal stories around historic and iconic events in Queensland. Everybody has a story to share. If you were there, we want to know about it!

You will need to create an account in Historypin, or login with your Google account before you start. These assignments are best viewed from a desktop computer or laptop rather than a mobile device.

Tips and tricks for adding a story in Historypin:
Add your story in the comments section by clicking on the comments tab in the top left hand corner of the photo window. Tell your own personal story that relates to the photo. You can add links to your own images in the text.

Get storytelling:
Choose one of the assignments below to tell your Queensland story.

Anzac Day

Anzac Day is commemorated across Queensland with marches, memorial services and parades. State Library of Queensland invites you to share your memories of Anzac Day on Historypin.
Get Started: Explore the Anzac Day collection via the map. Click on the image and contribute your own story.
Ideas for stories:
My Anzac Day memories, The Dawn Service, Marching with my grandfather.
Difficulty: Beginner

Ekka stories

The Ekka is a once a year cultural event that has brought Queenslanders together from all over the state since 1876. What’s your first memory of the Ekka? State Library of Queensland invites you to share your memories of the Ekka on Historypin.
Get Started: Explore the Ekka images via the map. Click on the image and contribute your own story.
Ideas for stories:
The first time I went to the Ekka unaccompanied by parents! My first ride at the Ekka. My first dagwood dog. Getting lost at the Ekka. A day at the Ekka.
Difficulty: Beginner

Expo '88 stories

Expo '88 brought a hive of activity to the South bank and all of Brisbane. What are some of the things you remember about Expo and the 80s!
Get Started:
Scroll through the Expo '88 images.
Ideas for stories: Expo '88 a time to remember. Public art and performances at Expo '88. How Expo changed Brisbane
Difficulty: Beginner

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We’d like to hear all about your Queensland stories and we want to celebrate with you! 

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