SUGAR HIS­TORY

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - NEWS -

His­toric Or­mis­ton House, the birth­place of Queens­land’s sugar in­dus­try, is cel­e­brat­ing the 50th An­niver­sary since the first Restora­tion Com­mit­tee of Or­mis­ton House was formed. A cel­e­bra­tion is be­ing held in Oc­to­ber and the or­gan­is­ers are try­ing to track down as many for­mer com­mit­tee mem­bers from Or­mis­ton House as pos­si­ble. The orig­i­nal com­mit­tee was formed in 1967, and many for­mer mem­bers have re­set­tled through­out Queens­land. Get in touch by phone at 0457 675 137 or email (ad­min­is­tra­tor@ormis­ton­house.org.au)

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