History

Fri 19 Feb 2021

Experts find 2000-year-old ‘doodle’

Experts find 2000-year-old ‘doodle’

Archaeologists have just uncovered proof that some of us have found doodles of doodles humorous for a very, very long time.

Tue 2 Feb 2021

‘Shocked’ Freemasons in battle to save historic home

Premium Content ‘Shocked’ Freemasons in battle to save historic home

A secret society is fighting to save its home of 130 years, saying the governing body in Brisbane listed a historic lodge for sale without consulting members.

Mon 14 Dec 2020

Rainforest nudist retreat in the works for Mackay

Premium Content Rainforest nudist retreat in the works for Mackay

A seasoned naturalist who first stripped off in the golden days says the haven is his ‘life’s work’.

Thu 19 Nov 2020

LOCAL HISTORY: The perils of a printer’s past

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“I know at one stage he got his arm caught in the machine.”

Sun 8 Nov 2020

‘The best place’: What Surfers was like before high-rises

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101-year-old Mary Browning grew up in a Surfers Paradise when it was still bush, wild horses roamed the beach and Jim Cavill was just getting started.

Fri 30 Oct 2020

‘You were young … you thought you were bulletproof’

Premium Content ‘You were young … you thought you were bulletproof’

BIG READ: One of Queensland’s last WWII vets, a 96-year-old Sarina soldier, will be honoured today in a special ceremony.

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