Coal in Australian History

Diamond, Marion (2009) Coal in Australian History Brisbane: The University of Queensland

Author Diamond, Marion
Title of report Coal in Australian History
Parent publication Coal and the Commonwealth: The Greatness of an Australian Resource
Editor Peter Knights
Michael Hood
Publication date 2009
Year available 2009
Publisher The University of Queensland
Place of publication Brisbane
Start page 23
End page 45
Total pages 23
Language eng
Subjects K
Formatted abstract
The coal-mining electorate of Bundamba was the first in Queensland to elect a Labour member, Thomas Glassey, in 1888.

A further new use for coal came with the development of coal gas, firstly for street lighting, and later for wider domestic purposes.
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Collection: School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry
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