A Brief History of Logan

From early penal settlement to when the freeway linked Brisbane to Springwood and then the Gold Coast, and Logan is declared a city, here's a brief history of Logan.

Educational Resource Kit

This kit assists teachers and students who are studying the local area and includes materials such as photographs, advertisements and newspaper articles.

Family History & Genealogy

A helpful resources listing to allow anyone to commence their family history research in Logan.

History in a Box

Boxes featuring items of yesteryear may be borrowed from Logan City Council Libraries.

Local Information Handouts

Browse our local information handouts for local historical information, suburb histories and resources for teachers.

Local Studies

Explore the local history of Logan, your family history and historical talks, tours and tutorials at Logan City Council libraries.


Interesting publications about Logan's heritage, suburbs and the discovery of Logan.