Morning tea or little lunch is given out at 10.30 — a small bottle of milk, fruit and piece of cake. The cost of the fruit is deducted from the mother’s child endowment (Family Allowance Supplement). The cake, […]
Vincent Serico, Adrian Jones, Jennifer Combo, Sheila Chermside, Pansy Colonel, Robyn Duncan (left to right)
Robin O’Chin (handing out fruit) Cecil Docherty (handing out cake), Glen Brown (standing near post).
Geoffery Doolah was an evacuee fro Thursday Island in the Second World War. He stays on in Cherbourg after the war and becomes an dormitory superviser, a school teacher and as a talented musician performs in many […]
1953 — Study up to Grade Seven is introduced at the Cherbourg school. Students no longer have to study one grade over two years.
Senior Class at Cherbourg State School
The senior class (grade seven) with teacher […]
Unidentified, Robin O’Chin, Cecil Docherty, Nelson Dancy, Onslow Phillips, Cedric Waddy – sitting on fence
Unidentified, Harry West, Ronnie West, Alf Skeen, Errol Dancy, Albert Dynevor, John Jones, Ronnie Jones – […]
1950 — Twelve of the original cottages from the main street of the settlement (Barambah Avenue) are relocated to the rear of the settlement. 25 new dwellings are built, the first on the settlement to be lined […]