Read about two visits Queen Elizabeth II made to the city of Townsville. This chapter is from the book Queen City of the North: a History of Townsville, by Trisha Fielding.

Book Review – Neither Mischievous nor Meddlesome

Turning Research into Writing

by Trisha Fielding. Writing Queensland, Issue 253 (June-August 2016).

Townsville’s First Plague Year – 1900

by Trisha Fielding. Queensland History Journal, Nov. 2011, No. 21(7), pp. 456-470.

The existence of the plague hospital erected at Townsville in 1900 has been largely forgotten by the local community. This paper attempts to describe the outbreak itself, and name for the first time all 38 plague sufferers that year, as well as examine the exact nature of the hospital and what happened to it.

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