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June 25th, 2012
Queensland Celebrates 150 Years Since Border was Changed

Queensland celebrated 150 years since its border was changed. During the 1850s Queensland’s Western Border was a straight line, but on the 21st of June 1862 much of North West Queensland became part of the state, in a decision made by surveyor-general AC Gregory. ABC’s Stephen Smiley asked retired curator of the Lands, Mapping and Surveying Museum, Bill Kitson, what this decision meant and I spoke with Ailsa Bray from the Mount Isa Family and Historical Society about it. Listen Here