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Uncover a great story. A new series of thought-provoking talks and discussions covering diverse topics, exhibitions and programs. There’s always a fascinating story to be told at Queensland Museum South Bank. Join us to discover more. Held on the first Wednesday of the month at 12:30pm.

The Last Days of Burke and Wills
Nicholas Hadnutt, Assistant Collection Manager Queensland Museum

John King returned to Melbourne on 25 November 1861 as the sole survivor of the Victorian Exploring Expedition, later to pass into Australian folklore as the Burke and Wills expedition.

Recent archaeological fieldwork recovered a number of artefacts from a remote Queensland site. Is this evidence from the last days of Burke and Wills? Hear more about the expedition and what was uncovered.

Event Details

04 August 2010, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Theatre, Level 2, Queensland Museum South Bank