Commerce

Bush Store to Corner Shops to Supermarket
In the early stages of settlement general stores such as the one owned by John Patterson (link) appeared which sold just about everything the new... 

Chermy Butchers
In loving memory of George & Evelyn Lemke and George & Dora Lemke "My earliest memories of the Butcher Shops started with my grandfather's shop on... 

Drive-in Shopping - Allan & Stark to Westfield
The Drive-in idea was revolutionary in Australia at the time. In hindsight we wonder why didn't every large shop do this and the answer was that the... 

Chermside Municipal Library 1958-1997

Mitzi's Boutique
Barbara Brown opened her shop Mitzi's Boutique in 1968 in Gympie Road Chermside, next to the dry cleaner and opposite the Chermside Post Office. She... 

William and Alice Hacker

William and Alice Hacker General Merchants
Johann Christian Hacker born Württemberg, Germany and wife Louisa settled at Clear Mountain in about 1891. They had seven children and only one,...