History

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.

Thu 17 May 2018

Fighting Brumbies paint a picture of Maryborough history

Fighting Brumbies paint a picture of Maryborough history

THE Fraser Coast community has given thumbs up and heart emojis in an overwhelming response to the painting of Maryborough's latest mural.

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 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.

LOOKING BACK: Historic park is heart of city

LOOKING BACK: Historic park is heart of city

SUNDAY was a very historic day for the Fraser Coast with the Queen's Baton Relay passing through on its way to the Gold Coast for the Commonwealth Games.

Tue 20 Mar 2018

LOOKING BACK: Skeleton shipwreck has interesting history

LOOKING BACK: Skeleton shipwreck has interesting history

There is not a lot there, really just a skeleton, but enough to see that what is now a corroding wreck was once a substantial vessel.

Thu 15 Mar 2018

Bay's iconic sharks are on the move

Bay's iconic sharks are on the move

It is now in the safe hands of those who love Hervey Bay's history the most.

Tue 13 Mar 2018

LOOKING BACK: The park that Maryborough lost

LOOKING BACK: The park that Maryborough lost

These parks have each played significant roles in our social history and the development of the city.

Wed 7 Mar 2018

Aviation history to be shared in museum

Aviation history to be shared in museum

"This is just an extension of that so we can share the stories that need to be told and bring more people to the region.”

Wed 28 Feb 2018

Flooded with history

Flooded with history

Granville resident uncovers that his home was a safe haven for 1893 flood victims.

The Story Of: Teacher overcomes tragedy

The Story Of: Teacher overcomes tragedy

HER life began with the tragedy of losing her mother when she was just four-days-old.

Tue 27 Feb 2018

Good times, good schools in Maryborough in 1800s

Good times, good schools in Maryborough in 1800s

BUILDINGS capture the spirit of the times in which they are created.

Fri 23 Feb 2018

Torquay tennis court turns 80

Torquay tennis court turns 80

Elsie Whitaker, 85, has frequented the Torquay tennis court for at least 50 years.

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.

LOOKING BACK: The history of Albert State School

LOOKING BACK: The history of Albert State School

When the first students excitedly walked through the doorway of Albert State School in 1883, there were 220 of them.

Fri 16 Feb 2018

Nothing Former deputy mayor Dr Otto Nothling couldn't do

Nothing Former deputy mayor Dr Otto Nothling couldn't do

Today we launch our new series, Maryborough Proud, a weekly celebration of the people, buildings and events that make the Heritage City so unique.

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’

Tue 13 Feb 2018

Symbol of Urangan's past: How pier changed fishing village

Symbol of Urangan's past: How pier changed fishing village

Every day hundreds of locals and visitors enjoy walking along the pier with its unparalleled sea views.

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