History

Sat 30 Jun 2018

He died in Gladstone but his life will be remembered on film

He died in Gladstone but his life will be remembered on film

Ashton's Circus founder, James Ashton is buried in Gladstone Cemetery

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.

Sat 19 May 2018

Concept to promote city's link to world-famous nanny

premium_icon Concept to promote city's link to world-famous nanny

P.L, Travers the author of Mary Poppins grew up in Ipswich in the early 1900s.

Tue 1 May 2018

Murder and mayhem: The dark past of Mackay's forgotten jail

premium_icon Murder and mayhem: The dark past of Mackay's forgotten jail

Quiet suburban neighbour was once the stomping ground of killers

Sun 29 Apr 2018

How brutal motel killing of trans woman changed history

How brutal motel killing of trans woman changed history

JENNIFER was found semi-naked in the toilet of a seedy motel with strangulation marks on her neck, but a conviction was far from a given.

Fri 20 Apr 2018

Rare chance to grab historic home

Rare chance to grab historic home

Aberfeldy is a home with a long history, and won't last long with offers already flooding in

Fri 6 Apr 2018

LIFE SAVERS: Were Warwick ambos the first outside Brisbane?

LIFE SAVERS: Were Warwick ambos the first outside Brisbane?

ITS legacy stretches back more than a century and holds a special place in Queensland history.

Tue 27 Mar 2018

Monsters of March: 12 times autumn cyclones hit Australia

Monsters of March: 12 times autumn cyclones hit Australia

IN the past 20 years 12 cyclones have crossed the Australian coastline during the month of March.

Tue 20 Feb 2018

Roadshow host stirs fascination in treasured items

Roadshow host stirs fascination in treasured items

Antiques Roadshow presenter Paul Atterbury visits Peregian Springs Golf Club to value local antiques.

Wed 14 Feb 2018

FLASHBACK: 1940s heatwave killed 50K chickens, 80 people

FLASHBACK: 1940s heatwave killed 50K chickens, 80 people

‘Men were seen in half-sleeve shirts and open necks (no ties) and women wore shorts’

Sun 11 Feb 2018

Awkward question Australians must ask

Awkward question Australians must ask

AUSTRALIANS cried and cheered at this seminal moment in the country’s history. But many are questioning if the unprecedented move had any lasting effects.

Wed 7 Feb 2018

How Bert Hinkler waited 10 years for first epic solo flight

How Bert Hinkler waited 10 years for first epic solo flight

Ninety years ago Bundaberg aviator took off from a London airfield and flew his way in history

Sun 4 Feb 2018

Advent of rail line ushers in new era

Advent of rail line ushers in new era

Thousands turn out for ceremony heralding turning of first sod for new railway.

Sat 3 Feb 2018

Photos unearth lost mega cities

Photos unearth lost mega cities

MORE than 60,000 structures hidden for centuries underneath the jungle have been found. And it’s all thanks to these photos.

Thu 25 Jan 2018

New letter may show three escaped Alcatraz... and survived

New letter may show three escaped Alcatraz... and survived

THEY escaped from Alcatraz in 1962 but believed to have died in the attempt. Now, a letter from one of the men says they survived.

Sun 21 Jan 2018

Soccer and strikers dominate the era

Soccer and strikers dominate the era

"I could not help thinking of the many exciting contests I witnessed there.”

Sun 14 Jan 2018

Rare glimpse into our fascinating past

Rare glimpse into our fascinating past

"The relationship between Ipswich and Brisbane became very much strained."

Thu 4 Jan 2018

Bundy toddler finds massive fossils

Bundy toddler finds massive fossils

PICKED out the garden on Hanbury St for fish tank decorations, the last thing Janine and Wayne Weber expected was for two rocks to house fossils.

Sun 10 Dec 2017

People power got gas going

People power got gas going

Ipswich followed Brisbane's footsteps

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