Mudgeeraba and Currumbin Creeks unemployment relief camps, 1931. These images appeared in the first annual report of the Queensland Department of Labour and Industry on the ‘operations and proceedings’ under the Income (Unemployment Relief) Tax Acts, 1930. They depict the progress of cutting new roads as well as relief camps at Mudgeeraba and Currumbin Creeks. Accommodation consisted of simple timber and corrugated iron huts. At Mudgeeraba, occupants provided a personal touch by attaching fences and gardens to their new homes. Queensland parliamentary papers, vol 2, 1931

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