Coopers Plains

Coopers Plains, a mostly residential suburb on the railway line to the Gold Coast, is 11 km south of central Brisbane.

The area was originally known as Cowpers Plains. Dr Henry Cowper was assistant surgeon in Moreton Bay penal settlement, remaining there until 1832.

Further Reading: 

Coopers Plains Local History Group, A closer look at Coopers Plains, Coopers Plains, The Group 1993

Coopers Plains State School, 1931-1991, Coopers Plains, Coopers Plains State School, 1991

Vernooy, Alfons, Dutch houses of Coopers Plains, Kelvin Grove DC, Brisbane History Group, 2004


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