Ripple Creek: an unhappy place

Vidonja Balanzategui, Bianka (2011) Ripple Creek: an unhappy place. History Queensland, 1. pp. 19-22.

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The nineteenth-century history of Ripple Creek Plantation presents a microcosm of the development of sugar growing in north Queensland. The station managers adjusted to unfamiliar conditions and made use of Aboriginal and South Seas labour. Their families experienced the difficulties and griefs that came with living on an agricultural frontier.

Item ID: 50843
Item Type: Article (Scholarly Work)
ISSN: 1839-3853
Keywords: Australian sugar industry history, Australian sugar mills, Ripple Creek history, Australian pioneering life, Australian plantations, Queensland history
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Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2017 04:30
FoR Codes: 21 HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY > 2103 Historical Studies > 210301 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History @ 10%
21 HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY > 2103 Historical Studies > 210303 Australian History (excl Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History) @ 90%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970121 Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology @ 100%
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