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Publications

The QWHA produces a range of publications related to Miegunyah and other aspects of Queensland’s colonial history.
A number of these are free for you to download. 

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In 2016, Dr Judith McKay prepared a significance assessment of the QWHA collection. ‘Significance’ refers to the values and meanings that items and collections have for people and communities.
This report provides a comprehensive summary of the items in the QWHA collection and their historical significance.

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Previous exhibition catalogues

The ‘We Remember’ exhibition ran from 22 April to 3 August 2015 to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of Anzac Day. The display concentrated on three key elements of war: patriotism, service and loss.

The ‘Bride Wore White’ exhibition ran from 7 February to 6 October 2013. This display featured 200 years of wedding fashion and accessories from QWHA’s collection.

Other articles about Miegunyah

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Download a copy of Dr Judith McKay’s article published in the February 2019 edition of The Australiana Society Magazine.

(Article available with the kind permission of Dr Mackay
and The Australian Society.)

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Podcasts

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A little black dress: This podcast features an interview with Dr Michael Marendy produced by Brisbane Living Heritage as part of their ‘My favourite item’ podcast series.
The dress was featured in Miegunyah’s 2020 ‘High Society’ exhibition.