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We drove leisurely back to the caravan park and along the way stopped at Settlement Cove.
This is a beautiful area with an amphitheatre and stage and in the middle of this is a basketball court.
There is a memorial dedicated to John Oxley who was tasked with finding a new settlement for the convicts in
November 1823 and which was realised in September 1824. Unfortunately the area was infested with malaria
carrying mosquitos and was difficult to defend if attacked so a decision was made to move the settlement
in May 1825 to a triangle of land that was bounded on two sides by the Brisbane River and an
escarpment which is now known as Whickham Terrace.