- Merthyr Road Uniting Church, Merthyr Road, New Farm QLD, Australia
- 23rd November 2019 - 23rd November 2019
- 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
- 0409 498 402
Samuel Walker Griffith: Premier, Chief Justice, Radical and New Farm resident
New Farm & Districts Historical Society's November lecture.
Talk to be presented by New Farm local, Doug Drummond.
Griffith, twice Premier, then Chief Justice of Queensland, arrived in Queensland in the 1850s. He was responsible for important social and legal reforms. He was a key figure in the movement towards Federation and became the first Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia.
Image: Merthyr (Griffith's house in New Farm). Courtesy of State Library of Qld.