History

Mon 29 Jun 2020

Biggenden Museum’s historic transformation

premium_icon Biggenden Museum’s historic transformation

The Central Burnett Times wrote of the historic moment nearly 40 years ago to this day.

Fri 26 Jun 2020

Family has newspaper ink running through veins

premium_icon Family has newspaper ink running through veins

Newspapers have been a family affair for the Gardiner family so generations.

Wed 24 Jun 2020

How your grandparents posted on 'social media' in the '30s

premium_icon How your grandparents posted on 'social media' in the '30s

WHAT did people do before social media gave them a quick and easy way to reach out for information?

Tue 23 Jun 2020

Significance behind display of 250 flags

premium_icon Significance behind display of 250 flags

Gidarjil Development Corporation will be launching the inaugural 1770 Cultural Connections Immersion Festival in October.

‘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.

Sat 20 Jun 2020

Photos capture moments in Qld history sure to offend

premium_icon Photos capture moments in Qld history sure to offend

Miss Australia atop a humpback whale carcass, women chained to a Brisbane bar, Joh Bjelke-Petersen carried by indigenous locals – SEE THE PHOTO GALLERY

Thu 18 Jun 2020

Gigantic predatory dinosaurs once roamed Toowoomba, Ipswich

premium_icon Gigantic predatory dinosaurs once roamed Toowoomba, Ipswich

GIGANTIC predatory dinosaurs once roamed the lands that now are home to Toowoomba, Oakey and Ipswich, new research has revealed.

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 Southern Downs murderer that made Queensland history

premium_icon The Southern Downs murderer that made Queensland history

The vindicative killer who sent ripples through a small town and made his way into true crime history.

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

Wed 20 May 2020

Proof 2.5m kangaroo roamed Australia

Proof 2.5m kangaroo roamed Australia

A 2.5m tall kangaroo weighing almost 300kg and a 7m crocodile have been discovered along with 16 other massive Australian animals.

Tue 19 May 2020

Lisa Wilkinson’s surprising family secret

Lisa Wilkinson’s surprising family secret

Lisa Wilkinson says an eye-opening journey into her family history has strengthened her admiration for the women before her.

Wed 29 Apr 2020

Today in History: April 29

Today in History: April 29

Prince William and Kate Middleton married at Westminster Abbey on this day in 2011, becoming the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Thu 23 Apr 2020

SURVIVORS’ WARNING: ‘Follow guidelines’

premium_icon SURVIVORS’ WARNING: ‘Follow guidelines’

‘Follow guidelines’: Warwick residents reflect on parallels from past outbreaks in the region.

Wed 8 Apr 2020

Why tonight's 'Super Pink Moon' won't actually be pink

premium_icon Why tonight's 'Super Pink Moon' won't actually be pink

Stargazers will be greeted by a bigger, brighter moon tonight but contrary to the name, it won't be pink. Here's why.

Tue 31 Mar 2020

Flashback: Bundy’s pandemic history with Spanish flu

premium_icon Flashback: Bundy’s pandemic history with Spanish flu

While for many people, this is the first time they’ve endured a major health crisis, it isn’t the first time Bundaberg has experienced one.

Mon 16 Mar 2020

‘Disgraceful’: Site where Kelly killed three cops vandalised

premium_icon ‘Disgraceful’: Site where Kelly killed three cops vandalised

Descendants of officers shot by Ned Kelly and his gang at Stringybark Creek Reserve near Mansfield are reeling after the site was disturbed.

Mon 17 Feb 2020

‘You’re not taking the Kingswood!’

premium_icon ‘You’re not taking the Kingswood!’

Ted Bullpitt must be spinning in his grave – but it is too late for him to tell the boss of General Motors: “You’re not taking the Kingswood!”

Mon 10 Feb 2020

Remembering the Forgotten Holocaust of February 10

Remembering the Forgotten Holocaust of February 10

Did you know there were two Holocausts: one perpetrated against the Jews by Hitler and his Nazi henchmen and one perpetrated against ethnic Poles by Stalin.

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