The Resource Parks, gardens and reserves located at various locations around the Gold Coast, Queensland, circa 1960s-2010 : [album], Photographer unknown, (picture)

Parks, gardens and reserves located at various locations around the Gold Coast, Queensland, circa 1960s-2010 : [album], Photographer unknown, (picture)

Label
Parks, gardens and reserves located at various locations around the Gold Coast, Queensland, circa 1960s-2010 : [album]
Title
Parks, gardens and reserves located at various locations around the Gold Coast, Queensland, circa 1960s-2010
Title remainder
[album]
Statement of responsibility
Photographer unknown
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Summary
  • Parks and events identified include: Kirra Hill Delegates to the National Conference of the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects; Albert Park, Broadbeach Waters; Cascade Gardens, Broadbeach; Clarrie Francis Park, Burleigh Heads; The Don Paxton Park, Tugun; Doug Larson Park, Beenleigh; Eileen Peters Park, Surfers Paradise; Glennon Park, Nerang; Goodwin Park, Coolangatta; Hugh Muntz Park, Beenleigh; Hunt Park, Labrador; Jack Cronin Rotary Park, Southport; Jack Phillip McKinney Park, Surfers Paradise; James Overell Park, Southport; Lions Head Park, Miami; Lorraine Yelland Park, Broadbeach Waters; Macintosh Island Park, Surfers Paradise; Gerda Pinter Pavilion; Main Beach Dune walkways; Miles Buisson Park, Broadbeach; Mount Warren Park, Beenleigh; Nick Pavlis Park, Labrador; Pizzey Park, Mermaid Waters; Queen Elizabeth Park, Coolangatta; Queens Park, Southport; Rosser Park, Benowa; Paula Stafford Park, Broadbeach; Cr. Kerry Smith; Phil Hill Environmental Park, Jabiru Island, Paradise Point; Riesenweber Park, Jacobs Well; Dr Rudi Levy Park, Southport; John (Jack) Venman Park, Mt Cotton; Washington Waters Park, Southport; Gold Coast City Council Bush House Nursery
  • Set of colour photographs from the early 1970 showing some of the period when Mick Schamburg was Gold Coast City Council's Chief Superintendant for Parks. He worked for the council from the 1950s to the 1970s. Mick is possibly pictured in some of the photographs. The other photographer is unidentified. Views of parks include: McIntosh Island, landscaped traffic islands in Labrador, waterways at Main Beach and Jarriparilla Cove plus aerials, fountains, trees both introduced and native, domestic landscaping at private dwellings, foreshores, rocks, lagoons and ponds, Merlina the Mermaid fountain and pool at Mermaid Beach, palms and ferns, planter boxes, Memorial Park at Burleigh Heads, parkland at North Burleigh, aerials including the Southport Olympic Pool, landscaping and fountains on Greenmount headland plus aerials, barbeque facilities, seating, parking, foreshore planting at Surfers Paradise, plus red double decker bus, Captain Cook Memorial Lighthouse and Coolangatta Beach
  • People and groups identified include: Peter Jones (GCCC superintendent of Parks and Gardens), Eric Prohasky (Superintendent of Parks and Gardens, Knox City Council), Barry Oakman of Brisbane (member of the English and Australian Institute of Landscape Architects), Bill Lee (GCCC architect); Bill Bennett and Cr Terry Morris; Rotary; Cr Paul Gamin; Mayor Lex Bell; Cr. Alan Rickard. Phil Hill was GCCC Chief Engineer from 1976-1982. Cr Dawn Crichlow. Crs. Shailer and Muntz and Mr Tomkins (Albert Shire)
  • Section showing copies of images of parks, gardens and reserves from Gold Coast City Council Annual Reports including: Thorn Park Miami: Terraced lawns and gardens at Jefferson Lane, Palm Beach: Typical park beautification featuring coloured concrete tables and stool, slate paths and shaped garden beds: Fountain garden development adjacent to Labrador Hall featuring a rock fountain named ?Colinroobbie? (Bubbling Waters) completed in June, 1968: Modern campground facilities at Goodwin Park, Coolangatta: Public convenience design, Rotary Park, Broadbeach: Free boiling water complex combined with picnic tables and seats that have been installed at Paradise Point Rotary Park and Winders Park
Characteristic
picture
Runtime
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not applicable
Label
Parks, gardens and reserves located at various locations around the Gold Coast, Queensland, circa 1960s-2010 : [album], Photographer unknown, (picture)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Album held in Compactus A
  • Includes pathways, landscaping, lights, boardwalks, waterfalls and unidentified people in promotional images, possibly used in council brochures
  • See also ALB 000054 (Pritchard Family Album) for more photographs of Macintosh Island Park
  • Some photography has been taken by
  • Mick Schamburg was Gold Coast City Council's Chief Superintendant for Parks. He worked for the council from the 1950s to the 1970s. Mick is possibly pictured in some of the photographs
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
1 album (photographic prints, negatives, transparencies)
Immediate source of acquisition
GCCC.
Note
Held at Local Studies Library, Gold Coast City Council.
Other physical details
b&w and col.
System control number
(Sirsi) a833829
Terms governing use
  • Copyright restrictions apply. Permission must be sought from the copyright owner to reproduce this image for purposes other than research and study. Please contact the Local Studies Library for further information.
  • <a href="https://digitalbank.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/vital/access/manager/Copyright" target="_blank">Click here for further information about copyright</A>
Label
Parks, gardens and reserves located at various locations around the Gold Coast, Queensland, circa 1960s-2010 : [album], Photographer unknown, (picture)
Publication
Note
  • Album held in Compactus A
  • Includes pathways, landscaping, lights, boardwalks, waterfalls and unidentified people in promotional images, possibly used in council brochures
  • See also ALB 000054 (Pritchard Family Album) for more photographs of Macintosh Island Park
  • Some photography has been taken by
  • Mick Schamburg was Gold Coast City Council's Chief Superintendant for Parks. He worked for the council from the 1950s to the 1970s. Mick is possibly pictured in some of the photographs
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
1 album (photographic prints, negatives, transparencies)
Immediate source of acquisition
GCCC.
Note
Held at Local Studies Library, Gold Coast City Council.
Other physical details
b&w and col.
System control number
(Sirsi) a833829
Terms governing use
  • Copyright restrictions apply. Permission must be sought from the copyright owner to reproduce this image for purposes other than research and study. Please contact the Local Studies Library for further information.
  • <a href="https://digitalbank.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/vital/access/manager/Copyright" target="_blank">Click here for further information about copyright</A>

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