The Queenslander was the weekly summary and literary edition of the Brisbane Courier, the leading journal in the colony—and later, federal state—of Queensland since the 1850s. The Queenslander was launched by the Brisbane Newspaper Company in 1866, and discontinued in 1939.
The Queenslander, August 16, 1934
|Type||Weekly literary magazine|
|Owner(s)||Brisbane Newspaper Co.|
|Founder(s)||Thomas B. Stephens|
|Managing editors||Gresley Lukin|
|Launched||3 February 1866|
|Ceased publication||22 February 1939|
|Sister newspapers||Brisbane Courier|
In a country the size of Australia, a daily newspaper of some prominence could only reach the bush and outlying districts if it also published a weekly edition. Yet The Queenslander, under the managing editorship of Gresley Lukin—managing editor from November 1873 until December 1880—also came to find additional use as a literary magazine.
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