From 2014-2019 UQ Architecture researchers worked with Queensland Park and Wildlife Service staff and Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee rangers to digitally document sites in Moreton Bay, predominantly on Teerk Roo Ra (Peel Island) where there is a state heritage site but also including Minjeribah, St Helena, Fort Lytton (on the mainland) and other places.

The project tested the accuracy, suitability and comprehensiveness possible with various 3D laser scanning techniques, and worked to interpret these for heritage audiences who do not have easy access to this island. Three Moreton Bay sites were added to CyArk, the global digital cultural heritage collection: Fort Lytton (the first Australian site to be added), Teer Roo Ra (Peel Island) and St Helena National Park. The data sets and information about the project data collection are also available on CyArk and UQ eSpace. A short BBC documentary about the collaboration on this project with CSIRO is available here.

Project members

Dr Kelly Greenop

Senior Lecturer in Architecture & Community Development Lead
School of Architecture, Design and Planning