The Dump cairn

Going to the ‘Dump’

By Canungra Historical Assocation Back in the late 1920s and 1930s on the road heading south from Canungra and up into the mountains of Lamington National Park there was a logging operation.   Today there is […]

Old Visitor Centre Canungra

David Day (1880-1959)

By the Canungra Historical Association. As many before him, David Day came to Canungra to work in the Lahey’s Sawmill.  As well as working in the mill during the day, he built cottages in Appel […]

Wonglepong Cemetery

History – Wonglepong Cemetery

Wonglepong Cemetery is located in Franklin Lane, off the Beaudesert Nerang Road at Wonglepong. Prior to 1914 it was a private cemetery, part of the property Sarahvale, owned by the Franklin family.  In approximately November 1914, […]

Boyland Railway Station site

Canungra’s History

Boyland Railway Station A short distance along the Biddaddaba Road from its junction with the Mundoolun Connection Road, on the left-hand side, there is a small plaque marking the site of the Boyland Railway Station, […]


History: Mary’s Tree

Mary Hart was a member of the Wonglepong branch of the Country Women’s Association (CWA).She attended the QCWA Annual Conference in 1951 when the country of study was Mexico.The delegates there were given a seedling […]