Brisbane Beginnings 2: Fairfield

(Inside History edition)

This second book in the 'Brisbane Beginnings' series tells the early story of Fairfield, and the transformation of a rich, lagoon-filled scrub into highly productive farmland, and then modern suburban streets. Discover the people, places and events that shaped this fascinating part of Brisbane.

Christopher Dawson (2009)
40 pages, with illustrations and full endnotes
RRP $6.50


Book sample (PDF 300KB

Fairfield. (John Oxley Library)

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