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Patrick O'Shea

Pat O'Shea - Media Officer
I was born in December 1930, just in time for the Great Depression. My father was a coal miner who was unemployed and my mother was a teacher who had... 

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Gay Sparkes
I was born in Brisbane 25th February 1944. Dad was in the Australian Army during the war years. Dad was a wool Classer by training and he returned to... 

Beverley Isdale

Beverley Isdale - Archivist
I grew up in Norman Park, Brisbane, and after primary school I went to Brisbane State High School for my secondary education. I travelled to high... 

Carol Cunningham

Carol Cunningham
Carolyn Judith Cunningham (nee Sharp) grew up in Toowong, Brisbane, as a middle child in a brood of five girls. We were known locally as the Sharp... 

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Bev Doohan
I don't feel I have lead an extraordinary life but here is my story for what it's worth! I commenced school at Windsor but after my parents moved...