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Trivial Pursuit was big at the time. Here is an alternative version. I think it came from a UQ publication, but I could be wrong.

My membership card of the Creperie Liberation Organisation. The Creperie being a cafe on UQ campus. A few of the other members feature on this blog now and then.

Here are a couple of random photos from Brisbane in the 1980s/90s.

If you were out protesting and thought you might get arrested there was a card you could carry round that would remind you, and the police, of your rights. Handy little thing in the right circumstances. I found a ‘certificate’ I must have filled in to get into a club/pub in 1984. I was not […]

Political & social issues stickers were a big thing. Here are a couple that never got stuck to anything. The lid of my turntable ended up espousing a number of social issues of the day (now in my neice’s possession), as did the fridges. The last photo was taken after the cyclone that hit the […]

A couple of years ago the State Library of Queensland held an exhibition called ‘Cut Copy’. It focued on Brisbane Music Posters from 1977 to 1987. My sister and neice took some photos of the exhibit for me and I am only just getting round to adding them to the blog! I wish I could […]

State Library QLD

Wednesday , 3, February 2021 Comments Off on State Library QLD

Head to the State Library website to search for a collection of 4ZZZ photos and more cool stuff. Go to their OneSearch catalogue and use the phrase ‘4ZZZ-FM (Radio station : Brisbane, Qld.)’ to bring up photos from back in the day.

Brisbane Music Posters

Wednesday , 3, February 2021 Comments Off on Brisbane Music Posters

The Museum has just released a collection of posters promoting the gigs, bands and venues of Brisbane’s underground music scene 1977-1987. Click here to view online. For those of you in Brisbane (where I assume you are not in a lockdown like most of the rest of the world – do I sound bitter) you […]