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

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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.

Fri 22 Jan 2021

Million dollar site full of Maclean history

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The building itself might be relatively modern by heritage standards, but the history behind the Stanfords Pharmacy site goes back several decades.

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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