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Does your house have a history? Do you want to know the stories behind your home?

Learn how to uncover the history of your house using the resources at State Library, on the web, and from other local organisations.

The talk will be led by our librarians and will introduce you to a wide variety of primary and secondary materials, including maps, directories, photographs, newspapers, books, and databases that will allow you to piece together the history of your home.

Whet your appetite for Queensland homes and discover over 60,000 houses in Home: a suburban obsession exhibition through the Corley Explorer at

Image from the Frank and Eunice Corley House Photographs collection, Acc.6169 John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland.