On This Day… Showing Oakey’s Patriotism

This month I came across this article from the Darling Downs Gazette, Friday 22 September 1916, page 4. As you all know, this year we are smack in the middle of the ANZAC 100 commemoration period and so it is no surprise that I find an article about what is happening on the home front.…

A Moving Memorial

This week is just a short post. I was talking to a patron about the ANZAC 100th this year and what we were all going to do about it. The Oakey Library and the Oakey Historical Society are currently working on a display of Diggers, and their family, from the local area. As a part…