History

Thu 9 Jul 2020

MARITIME ODYSSEY: Meet the keeper of our lighthouse history

premium_icon MARITIME ODYSSEY: Meet the keeper of our lighthouse history

When John Ibbotson decided to photograph every lighthouse in Australia, he didn't realise it would spark a life-long love for these historic structures.

Sun 5 Jul 2020

Margo’s WWII diary found on supermarket floor

premium_icon Margo’s WWII diary found on supermarket floor

A woman in NSW’s west has been reunited with her mother’s World War II diary after it was found on the floor of a supermarket.

Tue 23 Jun 2020

‘Astonishing discovery’ at Stonehenge

‘Astonishing discovery’ at Stonehenge

Archaeologists have made a gobsmacking discovery around the mysterious Stonehenge site that dates back thousands of years.

Fri 12 Jun 2020

Scomo ‘terribly misinformed’ on dark history of NQ

premium_icon Scomo ‘terribly misinformed’ on dark history of NQ

Morrison’s claim there was no slavery in Australia’s history is a “slight” to the South Sea islanders and Melanesians that built the North Qld’s sugar industry.

Check out the car-sized crocs that roamed Earth

Check out the car-sized crocs that roamed Earth

Crocodiles are some of the oldest animals on the Earth, and scientists have discovered one of their early ancestors was even closer to a dinosaur.

Wed 10 Jun 2020

The craze that lured young women to ruin

premium_icon The craze that lured young women to ruin

As the opium boom transformed Victoria’s colonial goldfields into a ramshackle maze of smoke-filled dens, hatred began to grow for the foreign drug

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