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Kurilpa and the Cemetery

October 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

‘Tragic endings and peaceful farewells, household names remembered and forgotten.’


Join guide Paul Granville for a a special cemetery tour exploring stories of Kurilpa. Paul has been a resident of Highgate Hill for over 35 years and had been researching local history for some 8 years. He regularly publishes the results of this research in his blog : https://highgatehill-historical-vignettes.com/


One and a half hours (tour times can vary depending on levels of customer interaction during the tour).

Age level

Suitable for ages 10 years and up.

Walking difficulty

Medium. Please be aware that this tour does involve walking (slowly) up the hill in the cemetery. Please advise us of any relevant medical issues prior to attending the tour.


Gold coin and up donation.

Parking is available inside the cemetery. We meet inside the main gates off Annerley Road.

Please arrive by 3.45 am for a 4.00 start.

These tours are not-for-profit and run by the Friends of South Brisbane Cemetery (Inc.) in partnership with the Boggo Road Gaol Historical Society (Inc.). All profits go towards our cemetery heritage projects and FOSBC community activities.



Friends of South Brisbane Cemetery
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South Brisbane Cemetery
Annerley Road
Dutton Park, Queensland 4101 Australia
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