Indigenous and South Sea Islander
Buderim Historical Locations

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Timber-getting

Many Indigenous and South Sea Islander people worked in timber getting from the beginning 1862 – until 1940s including Billy Muckan and Danny Wimbus.

Image: Jim Guy and Billy Muckan with a large flooded gum c1912. Picture Sunshine Coast M 403325

Source: Ray Kerkhove in ‘A History of Trees in Buderim’, Meredith Walker et al, unpublished report for the Buderim Historical Society Inc 2014, 149 pages, pp54-64