QLD: Toowong Cemetery Excavation

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Thursday 22 May – Saturday 24 May.  UQ archaeologists, the Friends of Toowong Cemetery, school groups and the public will continue the excavation of headstones from the Old Brisbane Burial Ground (1843-1875; aka Suncorp Stadium) buried at Toowong in the 1930s.  Visitors welcome on all days, although the excavation itself will be conducted by pre-arranged school groups on Thursday and Friday.  Public excavation 9am – 1pm Saturday. Please wear enclosed shoes, a hat and sunscreen and bring water. Contact: h.maclean@uq.edu.au orj.prangnell@uq.edu.au. Free.