- First Nations
Explore the diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures through the photographs, manuscripts, oral histories and digital stories collections of the John Oxley Library.
State Library of Queensland commitments statement
The material displayed contains Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander content and has been made available in accordance with State Library of Queensland’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Collections Commitments.
Read more about the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander material accessed on the State Library of Queensland website
30 years Mabo v Queensland, 1992 – 2022
Hamish Cairns Palm Island Photographs 2008-2013
Glass Plate Negatives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities
Michael Aird photographs 1980 - 2000
32280 Craig Holmes Kowanyama photographs
Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival Photographs 2009
Jo-Anne Driessens photographs 1997 – 2000
Bloomfield River and District Photographs 1880-1886
Pearl Divers, Torres Strait 1920
Reverend James Tait Scott Torres Strait Islands Papers 1870s-1890s
Invasion Day rally photographs, 2018
Learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages and groups in Queensland available through State Library’s Interactive Queenslander Languages Map.
Access more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander online resources in the guide below.