“1920┬áThe Girls’ Friendly Society of Morningside came to Russell Island to give a concert, after which the young women collected wildflowers from Turtle Swamp. The islands were well known for their beautiful wildflowers, which were displayed each year on a flower stand at the Brisbane Exhibition.”

A Short History of the Bay Islands (Russell, Karragarra, Lamb and Macleay) by Joanne Hackett. 2009


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