First settlement on the Brisbane River [chapter 48 of “The story of Australia” by Martin Hambleton]

[Editor: This is chapter 48 of “The story of Australia” by Martin Hambleton. Published in The Sunday Mail, 26 May 1935.] The story of Australia — XLVIII. First settlement on the Brisbane River John Oxley’s report of his explorations, in which he recommended Moreton Bay as a place for establishing a suitable settlement, was readily […]