Museums & Tours

Each month, the Mount Morgan Argus includes People in Profile; a section of the publication dedicated to the Mount Morgan community and individual locals. Each profile and its accompanying photograph are by local resident, Heather Quarry.

 

Murray Hare
Firstly I would like to thank everyone for their marvellous support over the year with the People in Profile column and truly wish you all a safe, happy Christmas and New Year. What better way to fini ...


Stephanie Dalton
In every community each person has something of themselves to give to others and each generation thinks differently than the one before. This brings constant change and blends new ideas with the old g ...


Chris O'Leary
Mount Morgan’s old school charm comes to the fore in many areas of its structure and in events held within the town boundaries. This is made even more prominent when people born here have witnessed ...


In memory of Pamela Evelyn Hoffman
25-05-1939 – 16- 10- 2012 Looking at the years of Pam, we can state with confidence that Mount Morgan certainly played a strong part in her life; born, and spending all of her years in the local ...


Ellen Rietveld
Edith Ellen Rietveld was born on the 16th August 1934 in Collinsville. “I’m what you’d call a local. I got here on my 4th birthday and I’m now 78” she says with pride. ...


Trevor Lamb
Mount Morgan prides itself as a town that caters for everybody- whether born in the town or moved here. Each person has a story to tell and Trevor Maxwell Lamb born on the 25th August 1949, is no exc ...


Drashti Nehal Patel
Mount Morgan is the perfect place to visit and many who visit here make the decision to stay and make it their home. Drashti is one of these people. Born in India (August 1984) Drashti has accompl ...


Dr Talat Choudhry
Dr Talat Hameed Choudhry was born in Pakistan in June 1962. He attended the Village School in Pakistan and attended a school in the Montgomery district in his high school years. His mother always ...


Madeline Rienecker
Some of the quietest people are some of the most beautiful people. Madeline Rose Rienecker is one such person. Born at home in Mount Morgan on the 13th of December 1924, Madeline is a very young ...


Ty and Esther Bates
Mount Morgan has a vast array of businesses that cater for just about everything anyone would ever need. The hotel industry is no exception. Spending an afternoon with Ty and Esther Bates at the Gra ...


Greer Burgess
Greer Burgess (nee Marsh), born in April 1972 in Brisbane, has loved her life’s experiences living in Queensland. Her mum was ill in the later stages of pregnancy and needed to be in Brisbane for ...


Frank Ware
Mount Morgan has many interesting people who were born in the town and stayed, or returned to the place they’ve always called home. Frank Ware is one of the Mountain’s town folk that has vivid mem ...


Freda McDougall
One of Mount Morgan’s living legends has to be Freda McDougall (Dicinoski). Born in Wowan in 1934, then raised on a farm in Dululu among cattle and cotton, Freda was embarking on a memorable life j ...


Brian & Carol Glover
An interesting aspect of life is how often things change and how many directions it can take you. Some find their ultimate goal early. Others prefer to take on varied challenges before deciding where ...


Camille Steinberger
Camille Steinberger was born in Moura on the 11th of February 1988 and moved to Mount Morgan when she was eight years old. Reflecting back on that time Camille remembers “It was Christmas and the en ...


Hugh McGilvray
Most small towns have a store that boasts a lot of history. Mount Morgan is no exception to this rule with the consumer friendly IGA store in Dee Street. Opened in the 1980s, it has evolved through ...


Lawrie Hayes
With such a vast generation span across Mount Morgan it is wonderful having the opportunity to speak with community members from all age groups. Lawrence Hayes, born at the Base Hospital in Rockha ...


Maureen Cooper
Mount Morgan is rich in history and charm. It has an abundance of places to visit and people to see. Within its boundaries Mount Morgan has something for everyone from locals born here and new locals ...


Peter and Joahanna Lodewikus - In loving memory of Peter Lodewikus
--- In loving memory of Peter Lodewikus- 28-10-29 - 14-01-13 --- Peter and Joahanna Lodewikus both came to Australia from Holland. Peter (the eldest of seven children) moved to Australia by boat an ...


May Hubner
Mount Morgan has seen many changes over the years and stories told by our senior generations help to keep the town’s history and the life-style of the people very much alive. It is a town that has t ...


Kerri-Anne Percival
2011 has passed and 2012 is laid out before us to enjoy new experiences, meet new people, to catch up with old friends or start new hobbies or maybe a new business adventure. Whichever direction you c ...