Glengallan Homestead

The front of Glengallen Homestead, a heritage listed homestead built in 1867 before being left to ruin then restoration beginning in 2002

Glengallan Homestead is a two-storey sandstone heritage place built in 1867 in Queensland’s southern country region. The name Glengallan was given by the Campbell brothers who secured leases to establish the Glengallan run in 1844. The name is from a district near to their homelands in Scotland. The homestead wasn’t started until well after the … Read more

Western Trailhead

Work shed at Lilybrook Recreation Area, the Western Trailhead of the Shoreline Trail along Lake Wyaralong

Western Trailhead is the western end of Wyaralong Dam at the Lilybrook Recreation Area and the western end of the 25km Shoreline Trail, operated by SEQ Water. Lilybrook Recreation Area is named after the Lilybrook Homestead located there, built in the 1900s. Lilybrook farm occupied 18 hectares, other buildings included a work shed, machinery and … Read more

Historical Museum (Gayndah)

Front of the Gayndah Museum

The Gayndah Museum is in Simon Street off the main road coming into Gayndah. The historical museum is split on either side of Simon Street, with the smaller artefacts and memorabilia in a building also serving as the town’s Information Centre and larger collections across the street under a large open shed. The office building has … Read more

Historic House

Log with BOOUBYJAN engraved and painted white onto it

The historic homestead of Booubyjan Station is in the Gympie Region along the Burnett Hwy between Goomeri and Gayndah. The heritage listed homestead was built around the 1860s and 1870s. Unfortunately, Booubyjan is currently closed for public access because of the costs to operate it for visitors with the financial impacts of the drought. The owners … Read more

Historic House

The Historic House is called Ringsfield House, a country estate house in Nanango in country Queensland. Built in 1908, it is defined by its bay windows, wide verandahs, and large rooms. It served as a private home until 1942, when it served as Ringsfield Maternity Hospital, delivering nearly 4000 babies through to 1970. In 1972 … Read more

Barolin Homestead Historic Site

Barolin Homestead was originally built by Nugent Wade Brown in 1875, named after the area. Barolin was first named Borolin, an aboriginal word meaning ‘land of the Kangaroo’. It was bought by Sidney North Innes in 1912, and being in disrepair was shortly rebuilt, which is what can be seen today. The Innes family subdivided … Read more

Fairymead House

Fairymead House is an old plantation house built in the late 1800s as the family home of the Young family who established Fairymead Plantation and Fairymead Sugar Mill. The home is located in the Bundaberg Botanical Gardens, one of 3 attractions that can be visited at the same place, the other two being Hinkler Aviation … Read more