The Story of the Swamp

By mmagu21
  • Darling Downs

    Allan Cunningham discovered the Darling Downs.
  • Alla Cunning Ham discoered the Darling Downs

    Allan Cunningham discovered the Darling Downs
  • patrick leslie arrived in Australia

    Patrick Leslie arrived in Australia
  • Sandy Creek

    -Patrick Leslie arrived at the junction of Sandy Creek (later named) and the Condamine River.
  • Toolburra Station

    Leslie’s main party arrived at Leslie’s crossing on the Condamine River about 8km below what became Toolburra Station.
  • Leslie’s main party arrived at Leslie’s crossing on the Condamine River about 8km below what became Toolburra Station.

  • The first head station was established by the Leslie brothers at Toolburra This was the first permanent pastoral settlement in present day QLD

    The first head station was established by the Leslie brothers at Toolburra This was the first permanent pastoral settlement in present day QLD
  • Gormans Gap

    Walter Leslie took drays from Toolburra Station to Brisbane via Gorman’s Gap