Festivals and celebrations

Alf Wilson Photographs of Palm Island, Townsville and North Queensland

From 2004 to 2014 Alf Wilson travelled to many places of Queensland taking photos including the coastal communities  of Palm Island, Townsville, Cairns and Cooktown. 

Hamish Cairns Doomadgee photographs, 2008-2014

In 2008 photographer Hamish Cairns was visited Doomadgee in far North Queensland as a guest and photographer. He returned a number of times, forming a strong bond with the community.

Berylouise Mitchell Birdsville Cup Photographs, 1989-1990

The series of black and white photographs taken between 1989 and 1990 document two journeys through the remote towns of Quilpie, Windorah, Betoota on the way to the Birdsville races.

Woodford Folk Festival Photographs, 2000-2001

Each year over 6 days and nights, the Woodford Folk Festival lures people from all over Queensland to experience a wide range of performance styles and musical genres at more than 35 venues.

Torrens family photographs, photographic slides and film footage of Badu Island and Wujal Wujal

This extensive collection records experiences of community life on Badu Island in the Torres Strait and later in Wujal Wujal during the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Chinchilla Melon Festival

Every two years when the season is perfect, Chinchilla and district come together to celebrate all things red, green and watermelon in flavour.