Barney and the Colony of North Australia

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Barney and the Colony of North Australia

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The city of Gladstone's little known past.

On January 25, 1847 the Lord Auckland floundered and passengers took refuge on Facing Island.

This exhibition explores this fateful journey and their failure to establish the Colony of North Australia.

A Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum exhibition.

Inset: Colonel Barney, 1792-1862