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Historical and old photos of Queanbeyan, New South Wales

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A small historical reference

Geography: Queanbeyan is a regional centre on the Southern Tablelands in south-eastern New South Wales adjacent to the Australian Capital Territory. The city's mixed economy is based on light construction, manufacturing, service, retail and agriculture. It is the council seat of the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council.

Following the founding of Canberra, Australia's federal capital, just 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) to the west, Queanbeyan has become an integral part of the capital city's economy. The word Queanbeyan is the anglicised form of Quinbean an Aboriginal word meaning "clear waters". (Wiki)

Date of foundation: 1838

Population: 37 991

Queanbeyan. Convent School (Benedict House)
Convent School (Benedict House)
Men from Snowy River recruiting march at Queanbeyan, January 1916
Men from Snowy River recruiting march at Queanbeyan, January 1916
Queanbeyan. Monaro Street as seen from Queanbeyan Bridge, 1926
Monaro Street as seen from Queanbeyan Bridge, 1926
Queanbeyan. Monaro Street, Davies Commercial Hotel, 1926
Monaro Street, Davies Commercial Hotel, 1926
Queanbeyan. Post office, 1906
Post office, 1906
Queanbeyan. Presbyterian Church
Presbyterian Church
Queanbeyan. Railway bridge over the Molonglo River, near the Railway station, 1889
Railway bridge over the Molonglo River, near the Railway station, 1889
Queanbeyan. Tourist Hotel, 1950s
Tourist Hotel, 1950s




Photos posted on the website in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of 9 September 1886, the term of protection which is fifty years after the author's death.

After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.


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