Brisbane History Group (edited by Bill Metcalf and Barry Shaw)
Brisbane: Training, Teaching and Turmoil ~ Tertiary Education 1825-2018 looks at higher education before the advent of formal colleges and classes, and how it evolved into the multi-billion dollar university sector of today. The book also considers the problems and issues confronting tertiary education and its likely future in
Fourteen Brisbanites contributed to this book. Some are academics, some are amateur historians – but all have a scholarly passion for, and depth of knowledge in, their field. They were asked to write, not simply about the institutions, but about the ordinary people and how they learnt rather than how or where something was taught. We asked the authors to try to write themselves into the story and to use humour, including cartoons.