Indigenous and South Sea Islander
Buderim Historical Locations

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Buderim Historical Society Collection

At Pioneer Cottage there are some stone tools made by Indigenous people and objects brought to or made in Australia by South Sea Islanders, and also research records.

In 1995 The Buderim Historical Society published a booklet “South Sea Islanders came to Buderim”, a compilation of research by Hessie Lindsell, Esme Oliver and others, including Terry Eggmolesse, a resident of Mount Isa who researches South Sea Islanders history in Australia

  • collection of artefacts
  • Bingeye king plate
  • George Eggmolesse ‘s portrait
  • records and research