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Biographical entry Bond, George Grant (1874 - 1938)

23 October 1874
Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia


George Bond was educated in England at Clifton Grammar School and later returned to Australia. He joined Queensland civil service in 1892 as assistant to Clement Wragge in the Brisbane weather office. Bond remained there until it was disbanded and then transferred to the to Taxation department. Once the Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology was formed he joined it in 1908 becoming the first Divisional Meteorologist for Queensland. Bond retired in this position, 1934.

Published resources


  • Spinks, D. and Haynes, I., The Life of George Grant Bond Early Queensland Weather Forecaster, Metarch Papers No. 3, Bureau of Meteorology, 1986. Details

Journal Articles

  • Bond, H. G., 'A Tradition of Meteorology', Weather News, vol. 127, February 1967, 1967, p. 1. Details

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See also

Helen Morgan