Mining History Book Print

Book Cover

Book successfully launched

Wednesday 24 November 2010

Her Excellency the Governor of Queensland, Penelope Wensley, was in attendance for the launch. Attendance is by invitation. Her speech is available to view on the Queensland Govt. House site, under The Governor, then speeches and messages (see 24th November 2010) direct link to this speech is here.


This volume covers the mining history of Ipswich for the period 1920 2000 (Prof. Ray Whitmore has written three volumes covering the coal mining history of Queensland up to 1925.) is planned. (please click on read more below to see the cover in more detail and for more information regarding the book).


The book is proposed to be launched for 150 years of Municipality of Ipswich in 2010. The proposed title was "No Easy Field - Ipswich Coal Mining from the 1920's" and is being commissioned to be written by Alan Murray. The writing has been completed and the book will be launched at the above time and place. Copies of the book are available from the Ipswich Visitors Information Centre, 14 Queen Victoria Parade, Queens Park, Phone 07 3281 0555 (Brisbane Rd) Ispwich. The book is selling for $49.00. The book is also available at the Ipswich Historical Society, "Cooneana" site, 1041 Redbank Plains Rd, New Chum 4303, Ph (07) 3282 0358 (limited opening hours).

No Easy Field - Book Cover

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