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17 November 2012

We saw a number of people gather to celebrate and observe the 125th anniversary of the official opening of the West Moreton Colliery and the first Open Day for this historic site.  You will need to Read More to see pictures and further information about the day.

West Moreton Shaft - 'Jessie Brown' Project Launch PDF Print E-mail

When: 25 May 2012

10 Ella St. Blackstone

The official  launch of the project announced by the Haenke Foundation, the Mineworkers Trust and the State Member for Bundamba, Jo-Ann Miller. Also attending was Local Councillor Bruce Casos. Also attending were a number of retired coal miners workers. Information about this project can be viewed here.

Last Updated ( Friday, 25 May 2012 17:48 )
Mining Heritage Day, 2010 PDF Print E-mail

When: 6th March 2010

Where: "Cooneana" in conjunction with th Ipswich Historical Society + Ipswich 150 years celebrations


  • Mines Rescue Display
  • Film Room
  • Spinners and Weavers Display
There will also be some recently prepared mining machinery on display .
Last Updated ( Friday, 06 May 2011 12:51 )
Mining Murals - Redbank PDF Print E-mail
Completed and officially unveiled 23 April, 2008, this Mural depicts various mining related scenes.  The mural is on the sound barriers on the northern side of the Ipswich Motorway (left hand side, going to Brisbane).
Ipswich Heritage Trail Brochure - Coal Mining PDF Print E-mail

The Ipswich Heritage Trails - Coal Minng - Then & Now Brochure

This Brochure was officially release in October 2007, and contains some Mining History of the Ipswich area.  The brochure can be obtained from the Ipswich Visitor Information Centre, 14 Queen Victoria Parade, Ipswich.

Last Updated ( Monday, 02 June 2008 12:08 )