During Trimester 3, Deklan Kelly, a Griffith University Community Internship student, will be undertaking research for the Harry Gentle Resource Centre, under the supervision of Dr Margaret Shield. He will spend one day a week for 12 weeks transcribing and analysing archival documents related to the operation of the Border Police in pre-separation Queensland. Deklan will also be conducting research at the Queensland State Archives on the impact of settlement on the Aboriginal inhabitants of the region during the 1840s and 1850s.

Deklan is a second year Bachelor of Arts student who is majoring in Literature Studies and History.