Townsville Turns 150: The Old and the News

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Townsville Turns 150: the Old and the News

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This significant exhibition reveals the news stories, events, developments and local personalities that shaped the Townsville region from 1866 to 2016.

From the declaration of the municipality of Townsville in 1866, to the spirited rejuvenation of the city's heart in 2016, this exhibition tracks the development of the Queen City of the North as reported in local media.

The exhibition is a collaboration between the College of Arts, Society and Education, James Cook University, The Townsville Bulletin, Townsville City Council and the Museum of Tropical Queensland, with support from local TV producer, Paul Lyons.

Townsville turns 150 was developed with the support of a grant from the Townsville City Council's Townsville 150th Anniversary Grant Program, and will run until January 29 2017

Date: Opens February 15th, 2016
Time: see http://www.mtq.qm.qld.gov.au/Events+and+Exhibitions/Exhibitions/2016/02/Townsville+Turns+150#.VrktQE91SSo
Location: Museum of Tropical Queensland

Contact Name: Dr. Maxine Newlands
Contact Email: maxine.newlands@jcu.edu.au