Cassowary Coast Regional Council

Cassowary Coast's History Cassowary Coast's History

 

Local Historical Photographs

Explore the pictorial history of our beautiful region. Photos from the local history collections housed in our Innisfail and Tully libraries are in the process of being digitised and added to our library catalogue. To go to the library catalogue, click here and type in a search term to begin.

Members of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori communities are advised that the Local History Images may include images or names of people now deceased.

 

History Briefs

History Briefs are information sheets that briefly cover a wide selection of topics relevant to the history of the Cassowary Coast Region, encompassing the former Cardwell and Johnstone shires.

Cardwell Jetties

Dunk Island and the Family Group

First Landing Party at Cardwell - 1864

Historic Cardwell

Life along the Tully River: It Rains a Lot

Life along the Tully River: Cane Growing

Life along the Tully River: Cattle Grazing

Life along the Tully River: Kennedy's Explorations

Life along the Tully River: Sugar

Life along the Tully River: Other Crops

Life along the Tully River: Timber

Personal recount of the 1918 Cyclone by Mr Reg Elder