Explore the ins and outs of everyday life for staff and inmates inside Boggo Road.
Tips and useful links for people researching Boggo Road and Queensland prison history.
|BOGGO THROUGH THE DECADES|
Explains the 116-year evolution and constantly-changing face of the Boggo Road prison reserve.
|HANGING IN QUEENSLAND|
Learn about the incredible history of capital punishment in Queensland and the 94 people who were hanged here.
|ESCAPES FROM BOGGO ROAD|
A look at the many attempts made to escape from Boggo Road since its earliest days.
|PRISONS FOR WOMEN|
Learn about the different women's prisons that have stood at Boggo Road over the years.
|THE PEOPLE OF BOGGO|
Meet some of the thousands of people who experienced life in Boggo Road.
|THE BUILDINGS OF BOGGO ROAD|
A look at the various buildings that made up Boggo Road, from construction to archaeology.
|MAPS & PLANS|
Explore some of the fascinating maps and plans associated with Boggo Road since 1883.
|TROUBLE & STRIFE|
How Boggo Road earned its reputation as a 'notorious' prison through years of conflict, strikes and riots.
|PENOLOGY & PRISON REPORTS|
Learn about changing attitudes to running prisons, and some landmark inquiries that led to change.
|PRISONS OF COLONIAL QUEENSLAND|
Heritage prisons are a rare sight now, but a network of prisons once spanned the colony.
We take a look at some of those Boggo Road stories that, well, don't quite pass muster.
Better understand prison history with these simple historical frameworks.
|AUSTRALIAN HERITAGE GAOLS|
Explore the many heritage gaols and lockups that can be found right around Australia.
The story of the area surrounding the heritage prison.