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ISSUE 9

Tangled Town

ROCKHAMPTON

Across

3. Miles (originally Dogwood Crossing)
4. Roma
8. Texas
9. Sovereign
11. Cameron
12. Roylen
13. Midge

Down

1. Grout
2. Wellshot
5. Mon Repos
5. Quinkan
6. E.G.Theodore
7. Mahini
10. Brolga

ISSUE 8

Tangled Town

TOOWOOMBA

Across

3. Carnarvon
4. Hannah
6. Rees
7. TI
8. Dimbulah
9. Croydon
11. Albert
13. Barcoo
14. Lima
15. Sawrey
16. Wragge

Down

1. Manoora
2. Greenmount
5. Amamoor
7. Theodore
10. Lake EACHAM
10. Hayles
12. Moore

In What Year

1. Was Cloudland demolished? 1982
2. Did Thomas Welshby die? 1941
3. Did Buddy Holly sing at Cloudland? 1958
4. Did Nat Buchanan drove 20,000 head of cattle across the Top End? 1861
5. Did St Helena Island in Moreton Bay become a prison? 1867

ISSUE 7

Tangled Town

CABOOLTURE

Across

4. Jimbour
5. Titans
6. Nash
7. Sir James RAMSAY
8. JUPITER Mosman
11. GULFLANDER
14. Cape CLEVELAND
15. Ron JENYNS.

Down

1. Coochiemudlo
2. Unicameral
3. Pineapple
9. Pioneer
10. Lake EACHAM
12. Dad and DAVE
13. Godfrey RIVERS.

In What Year

1. Was Ludwig Leichhardt born? 1823
2. Did Nat Buchanan explore the tributaries of the Fitzroy Riiver? 1859
3. Was the Bee Gees founded? 1958
4. Was Rockhampton proclaimed? 1858
5. Was Port Douglas established?

Images is Ludwig Leichhardt.

 

ISSUE 6

Tangled Town

BUNDABERG

In What Year

1. Was QANTAS founded? (1920)
2. Did penal transportation cease? (1839)
3. Did Qld start a three-year daylight savings trial? (1989)
4. Was Fernberg, the Governor’s official residence, first occupied? (1910)
5. Did the Birdsville Races commence? (1882)

What Year?

Brisbane’s Custom House is still recognisable today. But in what year were the first electric trams used?
(1897, photo taken in 1902)

ISSUE 5

Tangled Town

Hughenden

In What Year?

1. Was the first television broadcast in Queenland? (10 April 1934)
2. Was the Great Flood ofBrisbane? (1893)
2. Did Captain Cook’s Endeavour hit the reef offQueensland? (1770)
4. Did the first Premier of Queensland die? (1905)
5. Did Queenslandwin the Sheffield Sheild? (1995)

 Where is It?

Barcaldine

ISSUE 4

Tangled Town

Dirranbandi

Crossword

Across:

1. MITCHELL
6. EIDSVOLD
7. TJBYRNES
9. BRISBANE
11. TIN
13. ALPHA
15. EMERALD
16. GYMPIE

Down:

2. CLONCURRY
3. OBSERVER
4. MOOGERAH
5. BEDFORD
8. WAIBEN
10. STANLEY
12. PERCY
14. PRAED

In What Year?


1. Roma became a town?-1862.
2. Was Brisbane amalgamated into the one Council?- 1923
3. Gold was discovered in ChartersTowers? – 1870
4. Was Malanda, in North Queensland, settled? – 1908
5. Did the Fitzgerald Inquiry start? – 1987

What is it?

Butter churner

ISSUE 3

The answers are as follows:

If you didn’t get the tangled town congratulations as there was an error. The small ‘n’ was an upside u and an ‘l’ was left out. It was supposed to be Mungallala near Mitchell. We will get it right next time.

In What Year/

  1. John Campbell Miles discovered lead ore in 1923 while travelling through the region now known as MountIsa
  2. Jackie Howe shore 321 sheep in 7 hours and 40 minutes in 1892.
  3. The Fitzgerald enquiry commenced in 1987.
  4. Robert Herbert became Queensland’s first Premier in 1860.
  5. Grasshopper owned by Robert Herbert, won the Corinthian Handicap for gentlemen riders at Eagle Farm racecourse in 1865.

Where it is?

Ross Creek was the Port of Townsville.

ISSUE 2

The answers are as follows:

Tangled Town is Atherton

What Year?

1. In 1606, the Dutch navigator Willem Janszoon landed near the site of the modern-day town of Weipa on the western shore of Cape York.

2. Rockhampton was declared a town in 1860.

3. The great shearer’s strike was in 1891.

4. Qantas first schedule flight was in 1922 from Charleville to Cloncurry.

5. Cairns was established in 1876.

Where is it?

Lyceum Theatre, George Street, Brisbane, circa 1965

 

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