History

Wed 6 Jan 2021

Forgotten power plant eerie reminder of old days

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Abandoned and forgotten in the darkness at the bottom of the Barron Falls gorge is a seldom seen but permanent reminder of a successful engineering marvel

Thu 31 Dec 2020

LOOKING BACK: Bundaberg’s landmarks through time

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Take a look back on some of Bundy’s most well known buildings and structures in the past.

Tue 22 Dec 2020

Flashback: The cure-all hair tonic made with borax

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Endorsed by princesses, the product promised long, wavy locks and a stop to dandruff, greys and hair loss

Mon 14 Dec 2020

Rainforest nudist retreat in the works for Mackay

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

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’

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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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