To “…reinstate transportation as an object of real terror to all classes of society”, was why the British Government established the Moreton Bay penal colony. It was successful. Life in Irons: Brisbane’s Convict Stories provides a vivid insight into daily life in the settlement using personal accounts, original documents and much, much more.
Running at the Museum of Brisbane, King George Square from May 18th until 28th October.
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