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History Items

Binna Burra Mountain Lodge was founded in 1933 by Arthur Groom and Romeo Lahey. This page features historical items recorded from Binna Burra's past and present. 

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1930s to 2019

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'A pioneer conservationist. Romeo Watkins Lahey, MBE, ME (1887-1968) By Shirley Lahey (1999).

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History of the Binna Burra Bushwalkers Club

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History of the Formation of Lamington National Park by Margaret Keates in a 2017 Bulletin from the Royal Geographical Society of Queensland.

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Binna Burra keeps the comprehensive ‘Chronology of Bushwalking’ listing the formation of bushwalking organisations in Australia from 1888.

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The Lamington National Park - A contrasts approach to rainforest tourism research

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Pre bushfire historical item - the way things were once at Binna Burra!

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History of the Formation of Lamington National Park by Margaret Keates in a 2017 Bulletin from the Royal Geographical Society of Queensland.

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An archived copy of the Binna Burra Views newsletter from Spring 2005

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 Lamington National Park and Binna Burra Mountain Lodge, Queensland: Partners in conserving rainforest. (2005) Brett Stubbs and Raymond Sprecht

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Romeo Lahey Memorial Lecture 1971 by Alex Chisholm, NPAQ.

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Binna-Burra Begins: a chronicle to 1940 of newspaper clippings, articles, photographs and items about the development and growth of Binna Burra Lodge, Lamington National Park, and the National Parks Association of Queensland. Author: Don Marshall 2020

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Information about each cabin from Binna Burra Lodge.  All cabins but one were lost in the September 2019 bushfires.

The 2019 Bushfires

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Bushfire at Binna Burra - Griffith University Case Study (December 2019)

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ABC News video clip from the bushfire incident control area at Canungra on Friday 13 September 2019.

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ABC Radio interview attached. Recorded early morning, 24 hours after the bushfires went through Binna Burra Lodge.

After the 2019 bushfires

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Reopening of the road into Binna Burra (31 August 2020)

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One year anniversary address from the Chairperson (8 September 2020)

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