How the landscape has changed and being modified.

The interest in potentially economically valuable plants (for food, timber, dyes, fabric, and drugs) was part of the concerted effort given by colonial governments towards providing botanic gardens

Financial companies exerted a profound impact on the land, transforming the land itself, creating built landmarks like wool stores, and changing ownership, boundaries and the development of the lan

Gold symbolises wealth. It transformed Queensland’s history and landscape.

The Atherton Tablelands consists of three tablelands, Hann in the north, Atherton, and Evelyn in the south. It is situated in North Queensland in the Cairns hinterland.

National parks are an important part of the national estate.

After two decades of land seizure and frontier bloodshed, by 1859 the pastoral grazing of sheep and cattle had completely transformed at least a quarter of the land use in Queensland and had become

The introduction and spread of exotic plant and animal species in Australia has impacted on the environment, native biodiversity and local communities, transforming the landscape.

By the 1890s there was a demand for good agricultural land in parts of southeast Queensland. This shortage was mainly due to previous ambiguous land regulations.

I used to put my dairy herd in that paddock, and if all of the cows stood in the bottom of a gully at the same time, you couldn’t see a beast in the paddock!

Commercial production of sugar commenced in Queensland during the mid-1860s.

The Sunshine Coast is one of Australia’s most rapidly changing regions.

In Burning off, Dorothea MacKellar, author of My country, celebrates the destruction of native bushland as a ‘great and old’ tree becomes ‘A red-hot column whence fly the sparks,

The Walter Reid Centre has long maintained a dominating, yet transformative, presence in the landscape of Rockhampton.