Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame Fellowship

The Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame Fellowship is typically awarded annually to support a research project that uses the rich resources of the John Oxley Library and contributes to the creation of new knowledge about Queensland’s business and economic history. 

The fellowship recipient receives a stipend of $15,000, a personal work space within the Neil Roberts Research Lounge for 12 months and premium access to the extensive collections and expertise library staff. 

For more information about the Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame Fellowship please email fellowships@slq.qld.gov.au or call 07 3840 7879 or 07 3840 7887.

The Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame is an initiative of QUT Business School, State Library of Queensland and the Queensland Library Foundation.

2019 Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame Fellow Rutian Mi

The 2019 recipient of the Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame is Rutian Mi for his project The history of Chinese business in Queensland. Rutian’s project will focus on a selection of case studies of long-lasting leading Chinese businesses in Queensland and the significant impact that these businesses had on both the Chinese and broader community. The project aims to both interrogate the collections of the John Oxley Library and help contribute new knowledge to the history of Chinese businesses in Queensland.

Chinese gold digger starting for work, ca. 1860s