History

Tue 31 Jul 2018

Social media 'miracle' ends in teary reunion for 78-year-old

Social media 'miracle' ends in teary reunion for 78-year-old

VIRAL search for a mysterious couple captured in a portrait reached all the way up to north Queensland to come to an incredible conclusion.

Thu 28 Jun 2018

Artist calls on war heritage to honour Armistice

Artist calls on war heritage to honour Armistice

ARTIST Peter Skinner, whose father fought on the Western Front and his uncle at Gallipoli, created murals for the Erina Men's Shed Armistice Centenary Garden.

Wed 27 Jun 2018

First-ever lighthouse shining through history since 1800s

First-ever lighthouse shining through history since 1800s

THE first coastal lighthouse in Queensland, the Bustard Head Lighthouse at 1770, began operation on June 26, 1868 – 150 years ago.

Thu 21 Jun 2018

It's been 90 years since Smithy's historic flight

It's been 90 years since Smithy's historic flight

THE anniversary of an historically significant event involving Ballina passed by quietly last week.

Thu 14 Jun 2018

Toowoomba's Indiana Jones digs up a confronting past

Toowoomba's Indiana Jones digs up a confronting past

HE HAS has helicoptered into remote destinations, lived for months with traditional native societies and held rock art dating back up to 28,000 years.

Wed 25 Apr 2018

These are the faces of our everyday WWII heroes

These are the faces of our everyday WWII heroes

These are just some of the photos captured for the war memorial archives WWII veteran faces - of our everyday heroes, men and women who fought for freedom.

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