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However, this settlement was abandoned after a year and the colony was moved to a site on the Brisbane River now known as North Quay, 28 km (17 mi) south, which offered a more reliable water supply.
The newly selected Brisbane region, at the time, was plagued by mosquitos.
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Just four months later, the infant’s mother and father were charged over his injuries – though he was not removed from the family home.
After just 18 months, the child was returned to the man's care, and continues to be in his care even though the father pleaded guilty to assault occasioning bodily harm and to grievous bodily harm (stock image)And even though both mother and father pleaded guilty to their charges when they faced Maroochydore District Court on Thursday - her to cruelty to a child under 16 and him to assault occasioning bodily harm and to grievous bodily harm - the child remained in their care.
Brisbane was chosen as the capital when Queensland was proclaimed a separate colony from New South Wales in 1859.
Named after the Brisbane River on which it is located – which in turn was named after Scotsman Sir Thomas Brisbane, the Governor of New South Wales from 1821 to 1825 – the area was chosen as a place for secondary offenders from the Sydney Colony.
The father, who was assessed by a psychologist as being impacted by a ‘dysfunctional upbringing’ but at a low risk of reoffending, was given three years probation for the assault and a four-year suspended prison sentence for the grievous bodily harm.
The mother was handed a one-year good behaviour bond.
He was struggling to breathe, and though his mother told doctors at the hospital he had simply choked on his own vomit, doctors ruled his injuries ‘non-accidental’.
The baby boy had suffered fractures throughout his body, including to his skull, as well as facial bruising.