This collection contains 11 volumes of the Queensland Government Gazette, a periodical generally published weekly by the government which served as the official means of communication from the government to the general public.
Queensland Government Gazettes contains a vast amount of historical and genealogical information. Examples of the type of things that could be mentioned in a publication include:
Because of the variety of events and notifications included in these publications, many ordinary people (not just government officials) are mentioned. The Gazettes can be used to place individuals in a specific time and location, as well as place people and communities in historical context.
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