The Life & Death Quiz #3
The History of Brisbane Prisons
Test your knowledge of the historical prison system in Brisbane.
1. Female convicts in the Moreton Bay Penal Settlement of the 1820s-30s were confined in which Brisbane building?
1 point
2. Female convicts also worked at an agricultural station in which place?
1 point
3. Which Moreton Bay island was once home to a prison?
1 point
4. Which of these streets was NOT home to a 19th-century prison?
1 point
5. The site of the 1850s prison on Queen Street was later used for:
1 point
6. What did one reporter compare the crumbling walls of the Queen Street prison to in 1853?
1 point
7. Where was the 19th-century Brisbane police gaol that was used for holding short-term female prisoners?
1 point
8. In 1870 the female prisoners held at the Petrie Terrace prison were transferred to an all-female facility in which town?
1 point
9. The first prison at Boggo Road opened in which year?
1 point
10. A prison opened at Wacol in 1957. When did the person in charge of Queensland prisons first propose locating a new prison there?
1 point
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