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History of Mackay & district / [compiled by the Teacher Librarian Network Mackay]
Bib ID 3702492
Format BookBook
Description [Mackay, Qld. : Mackay and District Teacher Librarian Network, 2005] 
47 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps, ports. ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 0646447041
Summary

Brief local history of Mackay; includes information about the contact history of theYuibera people; conditions under which South Sea Islanders brought to Mackay to work in sugar industry; sporting heroes from Mackay include Cathy Freeman and Wendell Sailor.

Notes

Includes index.

Subjects Indigenous peoples - Pacific.  |  Geography - Territories and boundaries.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Sugar.  |  History.  |  Yuwibara / Yuwiburra / Yuibera people (E54) (Qld SF55-08)  |  Mackay (Qld.) -- History.  |  Pacific Islands.  |  Mackay (E Qld SF55-08)
Other authors/contributors Mackay and District Teacher Librarian Network
Available From Mackay Teacher Librarians Network, c/- Laurel Shaw, Fitzgerald State School, Norris Road, North Mackay QLD 4740 

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