One of Grafton's oldest buildings has an intriguing history. Go behind the ornate 1800s doors and bullet-ridden walls in The Daily Examiner's exclusive tour
THE demise of an iconic hotel not only brought back memories of the dark days of the Bjelke-Petersen regime, but highlighted a modern-day town planning flaw.
The hidden treasure was discovered gathering dust in a cupboard.
HE was for a while one of the nation’s most promising politicians but Thomas Ley’s fall would end with him convicted of murder and sentenced to hang.
A MYSTERIOUS Titanic replica has found itself in the Bundaberg Auction Centre, leaving the owner and auctioneers scratching their heads.
WHEN officials entered this abandoned KFC restaurant in America, they were finger-lickin surprised at what they discovered.
AN EXOTIC array of fancy fruits are grown in Bundaberg these days but there was a time when the most humble of crops got foodies going in Bundaberg.
AUGUST 18 is a date in Lieutenant Colonel Harry Smith's life that he can't turn his back on, but neither will he celebrate it.
'The fact that they were old and not digital was what attracted me to them'
Teacher finds rare fossilised teeth from 25 million-year-old prehistoric mega-shark at the beach.
AN HISTORIC Coast motel is in its final days before being demolished next week for townhouses.
YES, we know, you can’t exist without taking your phone everywhere. So imagine a time when it was stuck to the wall. Here’s what life was like before smartphones...
104-year-old Linda Paddon’s early life reads like an adventure novel, with torpedoed ships, WWI bombing raids and even a link to the ill-fated Titanic.
PLAY-DOH was first manufactured in the 1930s as a wallpaper cleaner before being rebranded into a children’s toy.
The group took 1.5 hours to reach Rockhampton from Mt Morgan .... It was a long trip from there to Mackay.
VIRAL search for a mysterious couple captured in a portrait reached all the way up to north Queensland to come to an incredible conclusion.
FORGET using a calculator or jumping on the internet. This exam from 106 years ago may have you baffled — so how many questions can you get right?
Religion & Spirituality
THE “greatest story ever told” had a few pivotal figures whose significance have been all but wiped from the record, for one reason.
IF you don’t remember him you’ll remember his ads. “Big John” Zupp, the man who would trade in “any old iron”, was once a household name. So where is he now?
IT'S unlikely Bundaberg will be a centre of migration soon but that wasn't always the case.