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The ‘Women of South Brisbane Cemetery’ Night tour

June 10 @ 7:30 pm

Friends of South Brisbane Cemetery are offering a special experience. Explore a large, beautiful and historical cemetery under the stars with the people who know it best, and discover some Real History.

You will visit select graves to hear the stories of several women who were laid to rest in the cemetery, and learn how their lives and deaths (be they tragic or inspirational) reflect the history of women in Queensland. Everything you hear will be factual and sourced from historical records.
This is a great way to explore the cemetery at night in the company of the people who know it best. Your friendly guides are award-winning cemeterians Tracey Olivieri and Chris Dawson, and they are happy to chat with you and answer your questions during the tour.
All our tours are not-for-profit and the money raised goes to our cemetery history and maintenance projects.

Single bookings: $20/$15 concession
FOSBC members: $10
Group bookings (four or more people): $15 per person
See below for bookings.
2 – 2½ hours (tour times can vary depending on levels of customer interaction during the tour).
Age level
Suitable for ages 12 years and up. Contains adult themes.
Walking difficulty
Medium. Please be aware that this tour does involve walking (slowly in stages) up a hill in the cemetery.

These tours are not-for-profit and are presented by the Friends of South Brisbane Cemetery in partnership with the Boggo Road Gaol Historical Society. Tours are operated under license from the Brisbane City Council.


South Brisbane Cemetery
Annerley Road
Dutton Park, Queensland 4101 Australia
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