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Counterparts is an exhibition that brings together the voice of regional artists through explorations of works held in Rockhampton Art Gallery’s nationally significant collection. As a collection, Rockhampton Art Gallery’s acquisitions disproportionately represent and favour male artists, yet statistics show … Continued

Art Gallery is Go!

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  Published on 08 March 2019 This release is from the Office of Michelle Landry MP   ‘I solemnly charge the future citizens of Rockhampton to maintain and advance this Gallery in years to come. This is the least that … Continued

Lorna McDonald Essay Prize Winner 2018

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  Ructions and Resilience: A Family Crisis and the Meteor Park Orphanage, 1916 by Lesley Synge   Christmas Day, 1915. Australian soldiers had been evacuated from Gallipoli and the Australian Imperial Forces were either fighting in the trenches of the … Continued

Another October

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https://www.cqu.edu.au/cquninews/stories/general-category/2018/creative-arts-students-films-highlight-mental-illness-and-plight-of-the-reef Creative Arts students’ films highlight mental illness and plight of the reef Published:18 October 2018   An image from “Another October” a short film by CQUni Bachelor of Creative Arts students in Cairns. CQUni’s Bachelor of Creative Arts students … Continued

Reflections On The Central West

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  Reflections On The Central West, 1955/2017 Alan Blunt   Before my first journey there in 1955 I’d picked up a lot about the Central West from Mum and Dad. They had spent impressionable youthful years there and fallen in … Continued

Australia’s Back Roads

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An essay by Lorna McDonald, written in late 2016   I have loved the shape of Australia since my first geography lesson in a one-teacher school on the Lower Glenelg River in south western Victoria in the 1920s. With its … Continued

I Made It On The Grapevine

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How Kathryn Kerr Designed and Made a World Wide Quilt Late in 2015, Kathryn Kerr had an idea. Not unusual, people have ideas every day. But this idea was powerful, powerful and stimulating and exhilarating, and ended up taking Kathryn … Continued