Object StatementQuilt, Australian AIDS Memorial Quilt, made on behalf of the Queensland AIDS Council 1993-1994, various makers and places of manufacture, Australia, about 1994
Physical DescriptionThe quilt is a square shape, constructed with eight joined panels, backed with calico and edged with canvas.The quilt block was made on behalf of the Queensland AIDS Council 1993-1994 and includes panels remembering those affected by HIV & AIDS, namely, Francis, Michael, John, Shayne, Russel, Brad, Gregory, Paul, Kevin, Michael, John, Paul, Peter, Robert, Jonathon, Shane, John, Bernard, Colin, Larry, David, Alison, Stephen, Malcom (sic), Kenneth, Daryl, Donald, Graham, William, Robert, William, Trevor, Michael, Diane, Carey; Queensland AIDS Nurses Resources Group; Tim Carrigan; Daryl Fenen Greenman; Daryl Fenen; Derek Winter; Dennis Finn.
The Queensland AIDS Council is a community based organisation responsible for providing education, advocacy and support for those affected by HIV & AIDS in Queensland Australia. Previously known as QUAC.
Australian AIDS Memorial Quilt Project block number 102.
MarksOn the reverse of panel number 1 are many hand-written inscriptions, including the following:
'Carmel Maddishs? / Proud to be there, Nigel Rice / Teresa Frania / Korea / Christine Tulani? / Janet / Leonie Daws / Donna, Phillip, Brett, John M., John, Brian, Peter, Michael, Joan / Colin ? '91 / Allan Appleton / ?Robert Catigmad / Judith Standen / Love you Seth / Mark Philistis, Joe Debattista / Mike Lines, Now I know/Why I am Here/all my life / Joan Hearn, Peace / Cheryll / Mike R, Dale F / Love lives on, Wendell J Rosevear / Doug Raethel / Raymond Gary Loved Forever Derek / Love to my boys, N ? XXX / Bill Baker / God give you Peace, Ray Israel, Daryl Dollin / Drew Brake / Judy XX / Maree / Wendy Edmond / Margaret Steinberg / ?Yarko / ?Marko / Love Rick / Michael Lane in heart outline / Trevor Schultz / ?Scott / Lesbian and Gay Pride Collect....... 'Keep the dream Run.......' / Jan Lethlean - in faith, hope and love / Tony Austin / Julie Hall / Glenys Hall / Marie Platt with star shape / Meredith M / Makek / ?Stanto? / ?Scott / Frances O'Keeffe'.
On the reverse of panel number 3 are many hand-written inscriptions, including the following:
'Brisbane City Hall 4th June 1991 / God Bless! / Jennifer Clough / All my love / Shirley Taylor / G.J. Gillies / Tilly Anne / We Miss You / Sal & Lil / Norewa Stonejohns / Korea + Korean characters? / Kathy Hearn / Keith / Love always + thanks for the support / Daniel / Hang in there / Dave & John / Love / Denise Collins / Jean Lawless / Pierce / Never forget (unreadable)/ There is no death / Only love / Robert X / Thinking of you / Thelma (Frisco??) / Leo Baird / Dominic (Baxter??) / Love always / Phillip Macarthur - Dance / Bill Rough / In memory of "Fr" (crossed out) / Burgmans / Love always / Fran, Gil / Sharni / Calum / Tim / Enid / xxxxxx / drawing of ice cream cone / J. Hone (drawing of heart) Will / Hopefully one day we'll find a cure / I. Davies / Korean characters?? / Kath Haworth / With lots of love, Mary / With love / Dorothy M???? (poss. Muri) / Seoul Korea / Diem / Korean characters / Carmel Dahl / Ingrid Webster / Jason / Vaill / Durssen / Tonga?? Wild / Society Remembers, Sarah Roberts / Madeline / Love Always / Dawn Mack (e OR a) y / Wayne Sparks / Jay Champley / Nellie M.?? Champley / Greek letters, Manousakis / Jason, Greek letters / John Ian D. / Arabic? writing / Frances (O as drawing of heart) Keeffe / Get or God with us / ??? ???'